Archive: 12/13/2010

Brazil launches rocket into orbit

Brazil on Sunday successfully launched a midsized unmanned rocket into space, with hundreds of kilograms (pounds) in cargo and experiments in tow, space officials here said.

Dec 13, 2010
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Humans helped vultures colonize the Canary Islands

The Egyptian vulture population of the Canary Islands was established following the arrival of the first human settlers who brought livestock to the islands. A genetic comparison of Iberian and Canarian birds, published in ...

Dec 13, 2010
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