Archive: 04/04/2009

Why Do We Have Fingerprints?

( -- Unlike most wrinkles on our bodies, which appear due to bending and stretching of the skin, fingerprints aren't the result of repeated motion. Each of us is born with a unique set of them, although scientists ...

dateApr 04, 2009 in Other weblog
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Google Chrome Goes 3D

( -- On April 1, Google announced the launch of Google Chrome with 3D. The next day, the Google blog announced (for those who didn't catch on) that it was an April Fool's joke. But still, for the brief time the ...

dateApr 04, 2009 in Software weblog
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Inbreeding taking toll on Michigan wolves

(AP) -- The two dozen or so gray wolves that wander an island chain in northwestern Lake Superior are suffering from backbone malformations caused by genetic inbreeding, posing yet another challenge to their prospects for ...

dateApr 04, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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