Archive: 11/15/2006

Scientists find new way to manipulate DNA

Polymers, large molecules comprised of chains of repeating structures, are used in everything from the coatings on walls of ships and pipes to reduce flow drag to gene therapy.

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Global Warming Reduces Polar Bear Survival

Researchers for the first time have shown a connection between global warming and decreased polar bear survival, says a University of Wyoming scientist.

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Global Warming Increases Species Extinctions Worldwide

Global warming has already caused extinctions in the most sensitive habitats and will continue to cause more species to go extinct over the next 50 to 100 years, confirms the most comprehensive study since 2003 on the effects ...

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Sibling relationships reflect family dynamics

Most children in the United States grow up with sisters and brothers. Connections that usually last a lifetime, these relationships can be strained at times, especially during childhood. New research concludes that sibling ...

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Listening to gunshots may save lives

From the crack of a supersonic bullet, Montana State University electrical engineering professor Rob Maher is exploring how sound can be used for everything from saving soldiers from snipers to saving wilderness ...

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