Archive: 26/09/2008

UW science photo takes second in national contest

With a photograph that embodies the unexpected – and sometimes breathtaking – outcomes of science, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Jenna Eun has won second place in the 2008 Science and Engineering Visualization ...

dateSep 26, 2008 in Other
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Foam reactor is 10 times more energy efficient

There is considerable worldwide demand for new types of reactors for the rapid and well- controlled production of high value chemicals. Charl Stemmet has developed the porous foam reactor, which has an energy efficiency ten ...

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100 million years AD

( -- Jan Zalasiewicz, a lecturer in geology at the University of Leicester, has published a new study looking at the lasting impression made by mankind -100 million years hence. He takes the perspective of alien ...

dateSep 26, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Sexual practice of polygyny skews genetic variability

Researchers have found DNA evidence that polygyny, the practice among males of siring children with multiple female partners at the same time or successively, has led to an excess of genetic diversity on the X chromosome ...

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