Archive: 8/05/2008

Keeping yields, profits and water quality high

One of the key questions facing agriculturalists in the 21st century is how to produce adequate amounts of food and farm income while protecting environmental quality. Diversified, low-external-input (LEI) farming systems ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Environment
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Egyptian elite tombs accessible for all

A number of elite tombs from Ancient Egypt are now accessible to all thanks to the launch of the Mastabase. The Mastabase is a CD-ROM containing descriptions and hieroglyphic inscriptions of scenes of daily life from 337 ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Archaeology & Fossils
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There is no such thing as 'the' Indian

An increasing number of mayors in Guatemala are of Indian origin. Dutch researcher Elisabet Rasch went to find out what this development means and discovered that there is much more to building a multicultural democracy than ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Other
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Breast cancer tumors grow faster in younger women

A new approach to estimating tumour growth based on breast screening results from almost 400,000 women is published today BioMed Central’s open access journal, Breast Cancer Research. This new model can also estimate the ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Cancer
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