Archive: 29/11/2005

Northern U.S. lakes losing ice coverage

A University of Wisconsin study reportedly suggests northern U.S. lakes have been losing annual ice cover earlier each year for the past 30 years.

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EU may miss pollution targets

The European Environment Agency says the European Union will likely miss its greenhouse gas targets by a wide margin.

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Substance that knocks out anthrax

Researchers at Stockholm University have found a substance that quickly knocks out the anthrax bacterium. The bacterium has been used in terrorist attacks in the US and Japan, for example.

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How to expose a liar

In interrogating suspected perpetrators it’s important to be able to determine who is telling the truth. A new dissertation from Göteborg University in Sweden shows that strategic questioning can considerably enhance the ...

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3-G mobiles to help school learning

Recent research suggests that most children spend more time ‘gaming’ than doing homework. So what if gaming were homework or at least ‘out of class work’?

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