Archive: 28/01/2009

Predicting the big one

(PhysOrg.com) -- Predicting when a volcano will erupt is the aim of advanced research currently being undertaken by Victoria University's School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

dateJan 28, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Names give cows a lotta bottle

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cow with a name produces more milk than one without, scientists at Newcastle University have found. Drs Catherine Douglas and Peter Rowlinson have shown that by giving a cow a name and treating her as an ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in Other
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Testbeds to breed next-generation systems

(PhysOrg.com) -- The systems that let you zap a photo to a friend, or an astronomer to control a telescope continents away, require intensive simulation and testing. Research has now made those key steps far easier.

dateJan 28, 2009 in Engineering
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Plums Poised to Give Blueberries Run for the Money

There's an emerging star in the super-food world. Plums are rolling down the food fashion runway sporting newly discovered high levels of healthy nutrients, say scientists at Texas AgriLife Research.

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