Archive: 10/8/2010

Can the past secure pygmy possum's future?

Australia's ancient past may provide vital clues about how to secure the future of one of Australia's most endangered animals, the charismatic mountain pygmy possum, according to leading palaeontologist Professor ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Ecology
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Connecting through design for dementia patients

Frustrated by their inability to communicate with their parents with dementia, two Human Ecology professors are using custom-built furniture and digital photos to help families connect with loved ones suffering ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Health
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The link between health and emotions

While the connection between our environment and our emotions has been well explored what is less understood is the profound connection between our emotions and our physical health.

dateOct 08, 2010 in Health
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LCLS helps create order from chaos

In the world of physics, where everything tends toward disorder, researchers working on the Linac Coherent Light Source are seeking perfect order. Many experiments at the pioneering machine will require each ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in General Physics
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Prohibition of cannabis counter-productive

Prohibition of cannabis in the United States may be counter-productive, with a new study showing that a period of increased law enforcement against the drug coincided with an increase in the number of young adult cannabis ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Other
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Just how low can Mars go?

There are few places on Mars lower than this. On the left of this image, the floor of Melas Chasma sinks nine kilometres below the surrounding plains. New images from ESA’s Mars Express highlight the ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Space Exploration
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