Archive: 03/13/2007

Darwin's famous finches and Venter's marine microbes

Although the Galápagos finches were to play a pivotal role in the inception of Darwin’s theory of evolution through natural selection, he had no inkling of their significance when he collected them during his voyage on ...

Mar 13, 2007
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Biologists Develop Large Gene Dataset for Rice Plant

Scientists have reported development of a large dataset of gene sequences in rice. The information will lead to an increased understanding of how genes work in rice, an essential food for much of the world's ...

Mar 13, 2007
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New species of snapper discovered in Brazil

A popular game fish mistaken by scientists for a dog snapper is actually a new species discovered among the reefs of the Abrolhos region of the South Atlantic Ocean.

Mar 13, 2007
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Newly discovered fish facing extinction

An aquarium species discovered in Southeast Asia in August is facing possible extinction because of intense demand for the colorful fish.

Mar 13, 2007
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Hitachi Develops Streaming-Optimized Storage Appliance

Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has succeeded in the implementation of a prototype streaming storage appliance optimized for Video-on-Demand (VoD) services, designed to be used with Microsoft Windows Media Services ...

Mar 13, 2007
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