Archive: 29/11/2006

Save the whales? Sure, but how many?

How many wildebeest should live in the Serengeti? How many grizzly bears should call Yellowstone home? Are there too few tigers in the world? Conservationist biologists grapple with the task of setting population targets ...

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Researchers Grow 7 mm Carbon Nanotube Array

Nanotechnology revolves around the creation of technology โ€” films, materials, devices, applications and systems โ€” on a scale of 1โ€“100 nanometers. But what is a nanometer? A nanometer is one billionth of a meter or ...

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Spider man looks for answers in the forest

Dave Shorthouse admits he's obsessed with spiders, so it wasn't at all unusual for him to spend two years in the forests of the Peace River country, collecting and counting the critters for the good of the environment.

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