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Traditional ranching practices enhance African savanna

(Phys.org) —That human land use destroys natural ecosystems is an oft-cited assumption in conservation, but ecologists have discovered that instead, traditional ranching techniques in the African savanna enhance the local ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Ecology
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Surface structure controls liquid spreading

Researchers at Aalto University have developed a purely geometric surface structure that is able to stop and control the spreading of liquids on different types of surfaces. The structure has an undercut edge that works for ...

dateApr 24, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Germanium made compatible for lasers

(Phys.org) —Good news for the computer industry: a team of researchers has managed to make germanium suitable for lasers. This could enable microprocessor components to communicate using light in future, which will make ...

dateApr 22, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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UGA research finds sterilized dogs live longer

Many dog owners have their pets spayed or neutered to help control the pet population, but new research from the University of Georgia suggests the procedure could add to the length of their lives and alter the risk of specific ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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