Archive: 10/6/2009

Islands of Life Across Space and Time

A new study by the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo shows the first quantitative evaluation of planetary habitability. The study identifies some potential habitats in the solar system and also shows how ...

Oct 06, 2009
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Water scarcity will create global security concerns

Water scarcity as a result of climate change will create far-reaching global security concerns, says Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, chair of the intergovernmental panel on climate change, a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace ...

Oct 06, 2009
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Facebook measuring the mood in the US

Facebook is tracking how happy people are in the United States. Mother's Day was predictably upbeat, according to a Gross National Happiness index graph on the popular social networking service's blog on ...

Oct 06, 2009
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Outreach van makes sex trade workers safer: research

(PhysOrg.com) -- A van that circled Vancouver streets frequented by sex trade workers made them feel safer and reduced their likelihood of being attacked, according to a University of British Columbia study.

Oct 06, 2009
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Plesiosaur a victim of shark attack

(PhysOrg.com) -- An 85 million-year-old plesiosaur fossil has been found with over 80 shark's teeth, suggesting the animal was the victim of sharks in a feeding frenzy. The find is perhaps the most spectacular example of ...

Oct 06, 2009 weblog
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