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Research offers 'promise' of improved food safety

The issue of food safety has rocketed up the political agenda in recent years but despite huge improvements, some concerns and problems still persist. Fears about our food are moving away from issues about ...

dateApr 15, 2014 in Other
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The long-fingered bat goes fishing

The long-fingered bat (Myotis capaccinii) is on the verge of extinction; the work by the UPV/EHU biologist Ostaizka Aizpurua has been crucial in getting to know it better, to be able to take the necessary steps to protect ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Neutrons help visualising materials

New imaging methods will offer new possibilities to physicists, material scientists, engineers, palaeontologists, archaeologists, and others, so that they can obtain better information on their objects of study.

dateApr 08, 2014 in General Physics
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Eco-friendly pig and poultry production

Slowing the rate of climate change and improving energy use efficiency, whilst also feeding the growing global population, are key targets for the livestock sector, policy-makers and scientists alike.

dateMar 25, 2014 in Other
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Anticipating the future of doping in sport

Doping in sport is nothing new. Ancient Greek athletes used stimulating potions to fortify themselves. Strychnine, caffeine, cocaine, and alcohol were regularly used by cyclists in the 19th century. Marathon ...

dateMar 21, 2014 in Other
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High-tech answer to fat analysis in meat industry

For decades, the meat industry has made good use of laboratory analysis. Now the focus is shifting to rapid analytical methods on the production floor and meat producers are perhaps spoilt for choice in terms ...

dateMar 21, 2014 in Other
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Search gets smarter with identifiers

The future of computing is based on Big Data. The vast collections of information available on the web and in the cloud could help prevent the next financial crisis, or even tell you exactly when your bus ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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