Archive: 12/11/2008

Earth has warmed 0.4 C in 30 years

( -- Half of the globe has warmed at least one half of one degree Fahrenheit (0.3 C) in the past 30 years, while half of that -- a full quarter of the globe -- warmed at least one full degree Fahrenheit ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Celebrating the man who invented the mouse

( -- Forty years ago, Stanford researcher Doug Engelbart got a standing ovation in a San Francisco auditorium after dramatically introducing the computer mouse, hyperlinks, live text editing and ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Other
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What you give, might not always be received

A fundamental process in the transmission of genes from mother to child has been identified by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University. The new study published in the December issue of the journal ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Genetics
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Key to regulation of puberty discovered

A team of scientists from the University of Cambridge and the University of Cukurova in Turkey have taken a major step to understanding how the brain controls the onset of puberty.

dateDec 11, 2008 in Genetics
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Device could filter cancer cells from blood

( -- In a new tactic in the fight against cancer, Cornell researcher Michael King has developed what he calls a lethal "lint brush" for the blood -- a tiny, implantable device that captures and ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Cancer
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Research finds koalas are no dwarves

( -- University of Queensland research has found one of Australia's iconic animals is not a shadow of its former self.

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