Archive: 21/12/2006

Study compares LASIK and LASEK eye surgery

A study comparing the safety, effectiveness and reliability of LASIK and LASEK has found no clinically significant differences between the two types of laser eye surgery.

dateDec 21, 2006 in Other
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Africa's least-known carnivore in Tanzania

[B]Mongoose is one more rare find in the mountains of Southern Tanzania[/B] The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that a camera-trap study in the mountains of Southern Tanzania has now recorded ...

dateDec 21, 2006 in Environment
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Shotgun sequencing finds nanoorganisms

For 11 years, Jill Banfield at the University of California, Berkeley, has collected and studied the microbes that slime the floors of mines and convert iron to acid, a common source of stream pollution around the world.

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Squirrels place winning bet in unpredictable world

In an evolutionary game of tug-of-war, red squirrels have gained the upper hand over the cunning spruce trees, says new University of Alberta research that suggests the clever animals are staying one step ahead of its food ...

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