Archive: 17/02/2011

Musical chairs around the periodic table

Life on Earth is composed of a handful of essential elements from the periodic table. Recently, one group of researchers claimed that this ingredient list should be expanded, having found a bacteria that presumably switches ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Promiscuity pays in the frog world

( -- New research shows that the offspring of promiscuous female frogs have a higher rate of survival than those who remain monogamous, according to Macquarie University biologist, Associate Professor Martin Whiting.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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A difference maker

In January 1942, a month after the United States entered World War II, Japan launched a new series of attacks in the Pacific, while German submarines started a new wave of strikes in the Atlantic. Against this grim backdrop, ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Other
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