Archive: 08/16/2006

Scientists study fighting flies

U.S. researchers say they have conducted the first comprehensive molecular analysis of aggressive behavior in a laboratory species.

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Breaks in hibernation help fight bugs

U.S. scientists say a habit in some animals to periodically awake during hibernation might be an evolutionary mechanism to fight bacterial infection.

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Voyager 1 Hits New Milestone

Voyager 1, already the most distant human-made object in the cosmos, reaches 100 astronomical units from the sun on Tuesday, August 15 at 5:13 p.m. Eastern time (2:13 p.m. Pacific time). That means the spacecraft, ...

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Anthrax Detector Developed

Spores of the dreaded Bacillus anthracis have already been used as a bioweapon against the civilian population. Once inhaled, the anthrax pathogen almost always leads to death if the victims are not treated within 24 to 48 ...

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