Archive: 21/09/2006

Fat, thin caterpillars are studied

A U.S.-led international team of scientists says there's no obesity epidemic among insects and the researchers believe they now know why.

dateSep 21, 2006 in
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Oxen feared extinct may never have existed

U.S. scientists say a species of ox discovered in Cambodia in 1937 and hailed as one of the 20th century's most famous finds might never have existed.

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Feminist view of the body

We do not just have bodies; we are bodies. Dutch researcher Silvia Stoller used this proposition from phenomenology as a basis for studying the theories of three influential feminist philosophies. Her study sheds new light ...

dateSep 21, 2006 in Other
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Ultrafast star escapes black hole

At last astronomers have a method to accurately measure the speed of stars within a galaxy containing a black hole. Dutch researcher Alessia Gualandris developed the algorithm for this in cooperation with the Astronomical ...

dateSep 21, 2006 in Astronomy
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