Archive: 09/20/2007

Researchers reveal genetic secrets of devastating human parasite

An international team of researchers has revealed the genetic secrets of one of the world’s most debilitating human parasites, Brugia malayi (B. malayi), which the World Health Organization estimates has seriously incapacitated ...

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Natural gas inhabited by unusual specialists

A German-American research team of biologists and geochemists has discovered hitherto unknown anaerobic bacteria in marine sediments which need only propane or butane for growth, as reported by the scientific journal Nature in its ...

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Velociraptor had feathers

A new look at some old bones have shown that velociraptor, the dinosaur made famous in the movie Jurassic Park, had feathers. A paper describing the discovery, made by paleontologists at the American Museum ...

dateSep 20, 2007 in Archaeology & Fossils
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