Archive: 06/15/2006

Beetle spawns new material

The Namib Desert, one of the driest regions in the world, gets less than half an inch of rain per year. But early in the morning, a light fog drifts over the desert, offering the plants and animals living in ...

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First picture of wild Borneo rhino taken

The World Wildlife Fund says the first-ever picture of a rhino in the wild on the island of Borneo has been taken using a motion-triggered camera trap.

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Report says U.S. ERs in crisis

The Institute of Medicine in Washington says the U.S. emergency care system is fragmented and severely compromised in its ability to handle disasters.

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Cocaine cravings are studied

U.S. scientists say they have found the brain chemistry that underlies "cue-induced" craving in cocaine addicts.

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