Archive: 09/29/2008

Climate Change Alters Base of Tahoe Food Web

( -- UC Davis researchers at Lake Tahoe this week published the first evidence that climate change alters the makeup of tiny plant communities called algae, which are the very foundation of the ...

Sep 29, 2008
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Study Shows 'We Are What We Eat'

What Canadians choose to put on the dinner table helps define who they are, according to a bi-coastal study by University of British Columbia and Dalhousie University researchers.

Sep 29, 2008
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Engineers pave way to 'artificial nose'

MIT biological engineers have found a way to mass-produce smell receptors in the laboratory, an advance that paves the way for "artificial noses" to be created and used in a variety of settings.

Sep 29, 2008
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Myth busted: Some drugs do cost more in Canada

( -- Canada may be recognized as a bargain hunters' paradise for prescription drugs, but a new U of T study suggests that many generic medications may be more expensive in Canada than in the U.S. The uninsured ...

Sep 29, 2008
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Light throws a curve ball

( -- Researchers at the University of St Andrews have made a surprise discovery using light beams that can travel around corners.

Sep 29, 2008
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