Archive: 09/17/2009

Weight loss is good for the kidneys

Losing weight may preserve kidney function in obese people with kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The findings indicate that t ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Other
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Variety trade newspaper to charge for online site

(AP) -- Ending a three-year flirtation with free online content, Variety newspaper plans to put some of its Web site content behind a "pay wall" that will require a paid annual subscription, its publisher ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Internet
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Why Female Water Buffalo Have Horns but Impala Do Not?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The reason some female hoofed animals have horns while others do not has long puzzled evolutionary biologists, even the great Charles Darwin. But now a survey of 117 bovid species led by Ted Stankowich, professor ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Evolution
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