Archive: 10/11/2009

Bush rats fight back

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sydney's native bush rats were unintended victims of a campaign to exterminate foreign black rats during a plague epidemic in 1900, according to new research by scientists who plan to reintroduce the native ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Ecology
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Ethics guide for rural MDs

With an eye to small-town health professionals as well as to the people training students to practice medicine beyond metropolitan settings, Dartmouth's Department of Community and Family Medicine is unveiling the Handbook ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Other
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California's Ancient Kelp Forest

(PhysOrg.com) -- The kelp forests off southern California are considered to be some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on the planet, yet a new study indicates that today's kelp beds are less extensive and lush ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Ecology
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Atomic Particles Help Solve Planetary Puzzle

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Arkansas professor and his colleagues have shown that the Earth's mantle contains the same isotopic signatures from magnesium as meteorites do, suggesting that the planet formed from meteoritic ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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