Archive: 09/16/2009

Acne really is a nightmare for some teens

Zits, pimples, bumps and blemishes are a young person's worst nightmare. Collectively they are known as acne, a very common skin condition that affects millions of adolescents. Now a Norwegian study published in the open ...

Sep 16, 2009
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First Solid Evidence for a Rocky Exoplanet (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The longest set of HARPS measurements ever made has firmly established the nature of the smallest and fastest-orbiting exoplanet known, CoRoT-7b, revealing its mass as five times that of Earth's. ...

Sep 16, 2009
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Replacing coal with cattle

As Larry Clay tends cattle at D&D Ranch, massive dump trucks growl nearby, hauling off rock stripped away to uncover coal. The Perry County ranch site was a hillside covered in trees before Pine Branch Coal Sales mined it, ...

Sep 16, 2009
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Northwest salmon recovery plan may include breaching dams

In a case closely followed by environmental and business interests, a rewritten plan for restoring endangered and threatened wild salmon runs on the Columbia and Snake rivers in Washington state and Idaho includes studying ...

Sep 16, 2009
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