Archive: 05/12/2005

Rare early Mayan portrait is found

University of Calgary archaeologist Kathryn Reese-Taylor and an international team of researchers have discovered an early Mayan portrait of a woman.

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Butterfly evolution is studied

University College London scientists say they've found why so many species of butterflies live in Central and South America, as compared with other places.

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Study: Southern Louisiana is sinking

A Louisiana State University scientist says southern Louisiana is sinking and restoring flooded marshes to protect the state's Gulf coast is futile.

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Scientists sample soil in the Smokies

Scientists say they plan a soil study in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park next spring to determine levels of nutrient loss and acid accumulation.

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ZoomInfo mines deep for personal data

Googling someone has fast become an integral part of the English lexicon, and to Google someone before or after a date is de rigueur for many seeking that special someone.

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Poultry microchip on watch for bird flu

A high-tech sentry has been developed for the growing fight against bird flu in the form of a microchip that monitors the body temperature of poultry.

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'Iron Age' skeleton found under ship

Scientists say a skeleton found beneath the wreckage of a medieval ship in Wales have been found to be those of an Iron Age man.

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