Archive: 10/05/2010

Birds could signal mass extinction

( -- The first detailed measurements of current extinction rates for a specific region have shown that birds are the best group to use to track the losses. The study also reveals Britain may be ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Ecology
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Prevention still the best medicine

Although the debate continues about the screening and treatment of illnesses such as breast cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, there is one fundamental piece of advice all physicians agree on: ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Health
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Stepping stones through time

Stromatolites are the most ancient fossils on Earth, and these structures built by microbes can still be found forming today in various places around the globe. Although they provide a straight line of life’s ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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