Archive: 06/13/2007

Researchers to study the status of black bears in Missouri

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia are studying the status of black bears in Missouri. Black bears were abundant in the state during the 18th and 19th centuries, but have been considered almost extinct in ...

Jun 13, 2007
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Free from the Atmosphere

An artificial, laser-fed star now shines regularly over the sky of Paranal, home of ESO's Very Large Telescope, one of the world's most advanced large ground-based telescopes. This system provides assistance ...

Jun 13, 2007
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To keep fit in space, train like an athlete

If one part of your car isn't properly maintained, it can affect how the entire vehicle runs – especially if you're taking a long trip. The same can be said for the human body. That’s why, when it comes ...

Jun 13, 2007
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Sleep restriction reduces heart rate variability

Chronic sleep restriction has a negative effect on a person's cardiac activity, which may elevate the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a research abstract that will be presented Wednesday at SLEEP ...

Jun 13, 2007
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Plants recognize their siblings, biologists discover

The next time you venture into your garden armed with plants, consider who you place next to whom. It turns out that the docile garden plant isn’t as passive as widely assumed, at least not with strangers. Researchers at ...

Jun 13, 2007
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