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The evolutionary triumph of flower power
...son entered, he or she either received a flower, a pen
or nothing at all. Again, flowers were the emotional winner with recipients smiling, chatting and standing closer together. In the last study, florists delivered bouquets to 113 men and women in a retirement community an environment in which memory ...
Study in Royal Society journal on holly as an indicator of climate change
...E Arnold, Mr AJC Cook and Dr RH Davies Pooling of pen
faecal samples for surveillance of Salmonella in pigs is a key part of the UK action plan to reduce Salmonella prevalence. However, it was not known how effective pooled sampling was at detecting Salmonella. In this study experiments were performed t...
Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds
...ys that plans are under way to build a new holding pen
along the coast south of Big Sur where seals frequently haul out. "Free-flying condors are just not finding these areas yet so we need to encourage them to do so," he adds. Other major haul-outs can be found from Baja California to British Columbia. ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 15, 2006
...ving as nano inkwells for a technology termed "dip pen
nanolithography." The new method of producing the tiny cups involves blasting melts (viscous solutions) with a laser beam in a vacuum to produce droplets of molten metal that form into cuplike structures. Although scientists previously have made...
Farmed salmon could become an invasive species in forest streams
...," says research fish biologist Peter Bisson. "Net pen
culture of salmon is big business worldwide, and both advocates and opponents of salmon farming have been very vocal in stating their views. I wanted to look at the hard evidence to determine the short- and long-term risks to native species in stream...