Archive: 06/21/2010

Experts discover heavenly solar music (w/ Video)

Musical sounds created by longitudinal vibrations within the Sun's atmosphere, have been recorded and accurately studied for the first time by experts at the University of Sheffield, shedding light on the ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Astronomy
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Seasonality of child abuse a myth: study

A new study of homicides of 797 children younger than age five has found that these deaths occur uniformly throughout the year, dispelling the widely held anecdotal notion that the winter months, and especially winter holidays, ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Health
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New possibility to determine the severity of appendicitis

The symptoms of appendicitis are often diffuse and it can be difficult to obtain an accurate diagnosis early in the course of the disease. It may be possible to predict the severity from a blood sample, and in this way determine ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Other
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Why chimpanzees attack and kill each other

Bands of chimpanzees violently kill individuals from neighboring groups in order to expand their own territory, according to a 10-year study of a chimp community in Uganda that provides the first definitive ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Oceans stem the tide of evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Toxic seas may have been responsible for delaying the evolution of life on Earth by 1 billion years, experts at Newcastle University have revealed.

dateJun 21, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Coffee May Protect Against Head and NeckĀ Cancers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Data on the effects of coffee on cancer risk have been mixed. However, results of a recent study add to the brewing evidence that drinking coffee protects against cancer, this time against head and neck cancer.

dateJun 21, 2010 in Cancer
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