Archive: 21/12/2010

Shunning the sun may be harmful to your health

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than a million new cases diagnosed each year. But efforts to prevent it might be creating a health crisis of another sort.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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Seeing double: Africa's 2 elephant species

Contrary to the belief of many scientists (as well as many members of the public), new research confirms that Africa has two—not one—species of elephant. Scientists from Harvard Medical School, the University of ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Jefferson Lab laser twinkles in rare color

December is a time for twinkling lights, and scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility are delivering. They've just produced a long-sought, rare color of laser light 100 times ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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