Archive: 16/05/2008

Item! Candidates are buying your vote

Mention the words “vote buying” and modern-day political villains Jack Abramoff and Tony Rezko probably come to mind, or perhaps special interest groups that donate to a politician’s campaign and expect support when ...

dateMay 16, 2008 in Other
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Snakes Hear in Stereo

Physicists from the University Munich in Germany and the University of Topeka, Kansas have strong new evidence that snakes can hear through their jaws. Snakes don't have outer ears, leading to the myth that they can't hear ...

dateMay 16, 2008 in General Physics
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Disabling mouse enzyme increases fertility

Changing the sugars attached to a hormone produced in the pituitary gland increased fertility levels in mice nearly 50 percent, a research group at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found. The change ...

dateMay 16, 2008 in Medical research
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