Thursday Mar 13
eco-briefs | Week of March 13
Research in Norway's subarctic mountains shows that high altitude vegetation is more likely to experience invasion by alien plant species.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Outside the body our memories fail us
Swedish actor Peter Bergared took up the role of a fictional, very eccentric examiner in an experiment by Henrik Ehrsson and colleagues at Karolinska Institutet.
PSA-testing and early treatment decreases risk of prostate cancer death
Counties are ranked by the cumulative difference between observed and predicted prostate cancer incidence per 100,000 from 1995 through 2002.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Not even freezing cold stops alien species in high altitudes
They hitchhike with us under the soles of our shoes and muddy car tires. Harsh and cold climates do not seem to stop alien plants from establishing themselves in high altitudes, where they now successfully penetrate the alpine vegetation, according to a study at Umea University in Sweden and the University of Antwerp, Netherlands.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
A slice of Riga: Join Latvia's year-long arty party
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Nucleic Acids Research
Phylogeny of Cas9 determines functional exchangeability of dual-RNA...
The DNA-targeting mechanism of the type II CRISPR-Cas system involves maturation of tracrRNA:crRNA duplex , which directs Cas9 to cleave invading DNA in a sequence-specific manner, dependent on the presence of a Protospacer Adjacent Motif on the target.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
How Stuff Works
Concrete-Eating Robot Recycles Buildings
Building demolition demands a lot of heavy machinery to crush concrete and separate valuable materials for reuse.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Paleo diet beats low-fat diet for weight loss and diabetes in new Swedish study
A new study shows the low-carb Paleo diet is more effective for producing weight loss, melting belly fat, and controlling diabetes than a low-fat diet, the National Post reported Feb. 20. The research was conducted by scientists at Umea University in Sweden and published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition .
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Reindeer Counteract Effects Of Climate Warming
One of the consequences of a warmer climate can be that lowland and southern plants migrate higher up in the mountains.
Clas Ohlson opens store in Mylly Shopping Centre, Raisio, Finland
Clas Ohlson has signed a contract regarding a new store in Mylly Shopping Centre, Raisio, Finland, 7 kilometres northwest from the city centre of Turku.