Archive: 05/9/2012

Giant panda's 'cousin' lived in Spain

A team of Spanish scientists have found a new ursid fossil species in the area of Nombrevilla in Zaragoza, Spain. Agriarctos beatrix was a small plantigrade omnivore and was genetically related to giant pandas, ...

dateMay 09, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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ICANN targets May 22 to resume name expansion

(AP) -- The organization behind a major expansion of Internet address suffixes hopes to resume taking proposals on May 22 following a technical glitch that shut down its computer system for weeks. ...

dateMay 09, 2012 in Internet
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GMES in Eastern Europe

As Europe's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme nears its full operational phase, its benefits and economic potential for Eastern Europe came into focus last week at a conference in Bucharest, Romania.

dateMay 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Rapid testing of food quality

Whether fruit, meat or cheese - the quality of food is not always as consumers would like it to be. But, in future, a spectrometer will allow them to gage the quality of food before they buy it. No bigger ...

dateMay 09, 2012 in Engineering
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Experiences of migrant children: At home abroad

Schools, local councils and professionals need better guidance and training to work with migrant families from Eastern Europe and their children, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council ...

dateMay 09, 2012 in Social Sciences
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