Archive: 05/04/2007

Light sticks may lure turtles to fishing lines

Thousands of loggerhead turtles die every year when they get tangled or hooked in commercial fishing longlines meant for tuna or swordfish. New research suggests a possible reason why turtles swim into the ...

May 04, 2007
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A beautiful lawn doesn't just happen

A tree can be a lawn's best friend, or not. Most people with home lawns also have trees and shrubs in the landscape. Sometimes trees and lawns get along well together and sometimes they don't. The shade produced by trees ...

May 04, 2007
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New technique dissects stem cells’ picky likes, dislikes

Whether their goal is to create therapies or simply investigate how organisms develop, stem cell researchers face what is perhaps one of biological science's toughest assignments: keeping their tiny research subjects under ...

May 04, 2007
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Nearly 28,000 US infants died in 2004

Preterm birth contributes to more than one-third of all infant deaths, according to the National Vital Statistics report released today.

May 04, 2007
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