Archive: 17/02/2010

Chubby birds get there faster

( -- Small migratory birds, like the garden warbler, must make stopovers on their journeys to their breeding grounds. When they have crossed extensive ecological barriers, such as deserts or oceans, they must ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Permafrost line recedes 130 km in 50 years

The southern limit of permanently frozen ground, or permafrost, is now 130 kilometers further north than it was 50 years ago in the James Bay region, according to two researchers from the Department of Biology at Université ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Anti-inflammatory signal protein discovered

( -- Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have discovered a protein that is crucial in mediating the anti-inflammatory actions of nuclear lipid receptors. The findings, published ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Genetics
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