Archive: 20/09/2010

Plague researchers race to beat bioterrorists

Given the many pressing concerns of the day, fear of plague probably isn't what causes most Americans to lose sleep. But for those whose responsibility it is to combat bioterrorism, plague is among the highest priorities. ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Taking the pulse of coral reefs

Healthy reefs with more corals and fish generate predictably greater levels of noise, according to researchers working in Panama. This has important implications for understanding the behaviour of young fish, and provides ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Environment
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Earth's highest coastal mountain on the move

( -- The rocks of Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta—the highest coastal mountain on Earth—tell a fascinating tale: The mountain collides and then separates from former super-continents. Volcanoes are ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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