Archive: 11/09/2012

Does lighting pollution poses risk?

A panel of world experts discussed "Light Pollution and its Ecophysiological Consequences" and shed light on the extent of the dangers and harm that night-time artificial lighting causes, emphasizing that it is the short ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Ecology
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Study: Peking Man an isolated population

(—Paleoanthropologists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, used both traditional metrics and recently developed 3D scanning techniques to explore ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Aussie wasp on the hunt for redback spiders

(—University of Adelaide researchers say a small native wasp that scientists had forgotten about for more than 200 years is now making a name for itself - as a predator of Australia's most common dangerous spider, ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Satellite data confirms Santorini's growth

(—In the south Aegean Sea, the islands of Santorini have been showing signs of unrest for the first time in over half a century. Satellite data confirm that the islands have risen as much as 14 cm since January ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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