Archive: 01/5/2011

Deaths from drug overdose on the rise

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study from the University of Colorado Denver has found a substantial increase in U.S. rates of death due to drug overdoses. This trend was present in all demographic groups considered, and was particularly ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Health
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Study validates Asian carp research

The use of environmental DNA (eDNA) by scientists from the University of Notre Dame and The Nature Conservancy to detect invasive Asian carp in the Chicago-area waterway has been validated in Conservation Letters, a new ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Ecology
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The way of the Droid is near

Noon: a crowded cafeteria. You drift past the salad bar, glumly eyeing the line at the pizza counter. But what's this rolling toward you? It's a little robot-vaguely reminiscent of the movie 'droid WALL∙E-and ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Robotics
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How seabirds share their habitat

When different species of seabirds share a habitat with limited sources of food, they must differ in their feeding habits. This specialization is known by biologists as an "ecological niche". Researchers at ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Ecology
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