Archive: 19/07/2007

Ice Age survivors in Iceland

Many scientists believe that the ice ages exterminated all life on land and in freshwater in large parts of the Northern Hemisphere, especially on ocean islands such as Iceland.

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Debate on ethics of tobacco funding

University of California officials said they will discuss in September whether it will accept additional research funding from the tobacco industry.

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Last-Minute Shoppers Settle For Less

It's early January, and you are just beginning to entertain a number of grand ideas about the most romantic way to demonstrate your affection to your sweetheart for Valentine's Day. Now imagine the calendar rolls forward ...

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Flying Into a Thunderstorm

Shakespeare's King Lear shouted to the heavens for a thunderstorm to vent its fury on him. A team of NASA scientists is hoping for precisely the same thing. They'd like a few really furious thunderstorms to come their way ...

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