Archive: 31/08/2007

Male deer are born to live fast, die young

In the September issue of The American Naturalist, Juan Carranza (Biology and Ethology Unit, University of Extremadura, Spain) and Javier Pérez-Barbería (Macaulay Institute, United Kingdom) offer a new explanation for why ...

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The 5 Ws of corn production

As of late, many uncertainties have been sprouting up in corn production. Researchers and producers have been wondering if precision agricultural technologies can improve crop yield and quality or reduce their variability. ...

dateAug 31, 2007 in Other
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'Wiki City Rome' to draw a map like no other

Residents of Italy's capital will glimpse the future of urban mapmaking next month with the launch of "Wiki City Rome," a project developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that uses data from cellphones and other ...

dateAug 31, 2007 in Computer Sciences
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DNA used as a template for nanolithography

DNA is one of the most popular building blocks of nanotechnology and is commonly used to construct ordered nanoscale structures with controlled architectures. For the most part, DNA is looked upon as a promising building ...

dateAug 31, 2007 in Nanophysics
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SMART-1: Europe on the Moon, 1 year on

A year ago, as Europe reached the Moon for the first time, scientists on Earth eagerly watched SMART-1’s spectacular impact. New results from the impact analysis and from the instruments still keep coming.

dateAug 31, 2007 in Space Exploration
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