Archive: 17/01/2008

2008 fuel consumption guide released today

Shopping for a new vehicle that saves money on fuel and also helps the environment just got easier. The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, ...

dateJan 17, 2008 in Other
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A tricky tumor virus

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a human-pathogenic virus which belongs to the herpes virus family. Almost every adult carries EBV inside. With an infestation rate of more than 90 %, EBV is one of the most successful human viruses. ...

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Marsupial lion tops African lion in fight to death

Pound for pound, Australia’s extinct marsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex) would have made mince meat of today’s African lion (Panthera leo) had the two big hyper-carnivores ever squared off in a fight to the death, according ...

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Island monkeys do not recognize big cat calls

Monkeys living on an island without big cat predators do not show any particular alarm when recorded tiger growls are played to them, according to research by a UC Davis graduate student. The pig-tailed langurs do, however, ...

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