Archive: 19/03/2009

Language of music really is universal, study finds

Native African people who have never even listened to the radio before can nonetheless pick up on happy, sad, and fearful emotions in Western music, according to a new report published online on March 19th in Current Biology. ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Major losses for Caribbean reef fish in last 15 years

By combining data from 48 studies of coral reefs from around the Caribbean, researchers have found that fish densities that have been stable for decades have given way to significant declines since 1995. The study appears ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Ecology
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When intestinal bacteria go surfing

The bacterium Escherichia coli is part of the healthy human intestinal flora. However, E. coli also has pathogenic relatives that trigger diarrhea illnesses: enterohemorrhagic E.coli bacteria. During the course of an infection ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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