Archive: 19/06/2006

Teenage and 60-year-old mums are consequences of evolution

Before society criticises teenage girls for having sex behind the bike sheds and becoming pregnant, or women in their 60s for seeking IVF treatment, it is important to consider fertility not just in terms of the 21st century ...

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Mapping a glacial path of destruction

The dangerous power of glacial outburst floods - or jokulhlaups - will be easier to predict thanks to new models developed by a Leeds researcher and presented at the International Glaciological Society symposium in Iceland ...

dateJun 19, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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Networking: Syndicated online content

The cost of online content continues to climb, but Internet retailers are not paying the full price for producing it, sources are telling United Press International's Networking column.

dateJun 19, 2006 in Internet
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Engineering electrically conducting tissue for the heart

Patients with complete heart block, or disrupted electrical conduction in their hearts, are at risk for life-threatening rhythm disturbances and heart failure. The condition is currently treated by implanting a pacemaker ...

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Full speed ahead for cosmic ray project

Construction is accelerating on a $17 million cosmic ray observatory west of Delta, Utah, thanks to two U.S. agencies: the Bureau of Land Management issued a permit, and the National Science Foundation approved a $2.4 million ...

dateJun 19, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Recreation Of Butterfly Speciation Event

In a matter of months, butterflies sporting the yellow and red wing color pattern of a wild species were created through simple laboratory crosses of two other wild species, researchers report in the June 15, 2006 edition ...

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