Archive: 01/21/2010

'Cooling' forests can heat too

The simple formula we've learned in recent years - forests remove the greenhouse gas CO2 from the atmosphere; therefore forests prevent global warming - may not be quite as simple as we thought. Forests can directly absorb and ...

Jan 21, 2010
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Scientists discover cells critical to childhood leukemia

Scientists at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne in Australia have discovered the cells that cause a common type of childhood leukaemia - T cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (T-ALL). Targeting of ...

Jan 21, 2010
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New evidence links humans to megafauna demise

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new scientific paper co-authored by a University of Adelaide researcher reports strong evidence that humans, not climate change, caused the demise of Australia's megafauna -- giant marsupials, ...

Jan 21, 2010
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