Archive: 19/02/2014

Messier 7: Diamonds in the tail of the scorpion

(Phys.org) —A new image from ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the bright star cluster Messier 7. Easily spotted with the naked eye close to the tail of the constellation of Scorpius, it is one of the most prominent ...

dateFeb 19, 2014 in Astronomy
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Cell behaviour in low oxygen conditions mapped

(Phys.org) —Research at the University of Liverpool has explained how cells behave when placed in a low oxygen environment, a development that could have implications for cancer patients and other serious illnesses.

dateFeb 19, 2014 in Biochemistry
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Warmer temps push tropical birds up and off mountains

(Phys.org) —Many tropical mountain birds are shifting their ranges upslope to escape warming temperatures, but tropical species appear to be more sensitive to climate shifts than species from temperate regions, report Cornell ...

dateFeb 19, 2014 in Ecology
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