Archive: 11/7/2007

When to have a child? A new approach to the decision

Women seeking to balance career, social life and family life in making the decision on when to have a child may benefit from applying formal decision-making science to this complex emotional choice.

Nov 07, 2007
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Exceptions prove rule of tropical importance in biodiversity

Even a group of shellfish that appear to violate the overarching pattern of global biodiversity actually follows the same biological rules as other marine organisms, confirming a general theory for the spread of life on Earth. ...

Nov 07, 2007
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LHC completes the circle

At a brief ceremony deep under the French countryside today, CERN Director General Robert Aymar sealed the last interconnect in the world’s largest cryogenic system, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This is the latest milestone ...

Nov 07, 2007
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Scientists compare 12 fruit fly genomes

In one of the first large-scale comparisons of multiple animal genomes, scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT, and ...

Nov 07, 2007
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Internet at warp speed, captain!

The ultra-high data speeds possible on optical fibre networks will only come into their own when the fibres reach the last mile into everyone’s home. But that will require miniaturisation and integration ...

Nov 07, 2007
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