Archive: 07/06/2007

Critics attack Bush wildlife record

Critics of the Bush administration's policies on wildlife protection say the endangered species list is itself endangered.

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When is a worm not a worm? When it’s a jellyfish...

One of the world’s strangest creatures has found its long-lost kin. Oxford University scientists have discovered that an extremely rare gutless worm is related to sea anemones and jellyfish, rather than ...

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Team builds viruses to combat harmful 'biofilms'

In one of the first potential applications of synthetic biology, an emerging field that aims to design and build useful biomolecular systems, researchers from MIT and Boston University are engineering viruses ...

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Eurobot makes a splash

Many of the best-loved science fiction movies show intelligent robotic servants working alongside their masters. Fiction is rapidly becoming fact as European engineers develop increasingly sophisticated machines ...

dateJul 06, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Research suggests fitness reduces inflammation

Although a number of studies have suggested that regular exercise reduces inflammation – a condition that is predictive of cardiovascular and other diseases, such as diabetes – it is still not clear whether there is a ...

dateJul 06, 2007 in Health
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