Archive: 22/12/2005

Study: Some medical terms must be updated

The terms "hypertension" and "microalbuminuria" may be obsolete, say two Boston physicians in the first 2006 issue of the journal Kidney International.

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Why The Amazon Rainforest Is So Rich In Species

Tropical areas of south and central America such as the Amazon rainforest are home to some 7500 species of butterfly compared with only around 65 species in Britain. UCL scientists have ruled out the common theory that attributed ...

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Falcon 1 Maiden Flight Scrubbed Until 2006

The SpaceX launch is scrubbed until early next year, as there is a structural issue with the 1st stage fuel tank that will require repair. SpaceX will provide further comment as soon as this has been carefully analyzed. ...

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Alberta caribou at risk of extinction

Canadian environmentalists trying to prevent the extinction of Alberta's woodland caribou are asking the government to protect the remaining herds.

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Better dancers get more desirable mates

Dance is recognized as a courting signal in many animal species, including humans, and now Rutgers scientists have linked dancing ability to mate quality. The study, for the first time, links dancing ability to established ...

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