Archive: 04/06/2007

Probing Question: Is breastfeeding really best for babies?

Most new parents want to give their babies the very best start in life. They give careful thought to everything from nursery decorations to choice of family physician. Yet when it comes to their babies' nutrition, relatively ...

Apr 06, 2007
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Warmer water leaves sea birds hungry

U.S. researchers say warmer currents from the Gulf of Alaska may not be producing enough plankton to support West Coast seabirds.

Apr 06, 2007
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Reef 'at risk in climate change'

Australian scientists who contributed to the latest global greenhouse study say the Great Barrier Reef is one of the nation's great assets most at risk under climate change.

Apr 06, 2007
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Twisted Flux Tubes Expel 'Wrong-Way' Ions

Physicists seeking to tame plasma have figured out yet another of its wily ways. Knowing how plasma escapes the grip of magnetic fields may help researchers design better magnetic bottles to contain it. Magnetic confinement ...

Apr 06, 2007
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Climate predictions grim, but no surprise

Climate change will wipe out 20 to 30 per cent of all life forms and flood hundreds of millions of people from their homes, according to early reports from a new study by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. ...

Apr 06, 2007
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