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Miners may be risky, but gems to be found
HandoutIn a report this week, Bank of Nova Scotia analyst Tom Meyer highlighted several companies he views as attractive portfolio choices, including First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp.
First Quantum preps Sentinel for production
First Quantum Minerals (FM-T) - which has several copper projects in its development pipeline - has a new reserve and resource estimate in hand for its Sentinel copper project in Zambia.
Not-quite-so elementary, my dear electron
But in the 1980s, physicists predicted that electrons in a one-dimensional chain of atoms could be split into three quasiparticles: a 'holon' carrying the electron's charge, a 'spinon' carrying its spin (an intrinsic quantum property related to ...
Why Natural Resources Are a Curse on Developing Countries and How to Fix It
Rather than contributing to freedom, broadly shared growth, and social peace, rich deposits of oil and minerals have often brought tyranny, misery, and insecurity to these nations.
Physicists hunt for dark forces
It would be the first sign of a hidden sector, which could include entire zoos of new particles, including dark matter. “It would be like when Galileo saw moons orbiting Jupiter,” says Nima Arkani-Hamed, a theorist at the Institute for Advanced Study ...
Embattled neutrino project leaders step down
The group plans to repeat its measurements before definitively scotching the possibility of superluminal travel, first announced in September 2011.
Infectious disease: Blowing in the wind
Kawasaki disease was uncommon even in Japan, where it had been first identified in the early 1960s, and was almost unheard of in the United States.
Million-year-old ash hints at origins of cooking
Cooking makes food easier to chew and digest, so the first humans to adopt it could get more energy from the same amount of food and spend less time foraging.
Science in court: Arrested development
The Supreme Court got its first taste of this research in 2005, when it considered Roper v. Simmons. In 1994, Christopher Simmons was sentenced to death in Missouri after he and an accomplice wrapped a woman's head in duct tape, bound her limbs with ...
Enzymes grow artificial DNA
Faithful genetic transmission over successive DNA-to-XNA cycles allowed researchers to select for only those XNAs that attached to certain target proteins from a pool of random samples - a process akin to evolution over multiple generations.