Archive: 05/23/2006

Traces of a tsunami in Sweden

145 million years ago Scandinavia was hit by a tsunami, probably more intense than the one that hit Southeastern Asia in December 2004. Traces of this ancient tsunami are still left and these have been discovered ...

dateMay 23, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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Counting the cost of water

Economic expansion in China is threatening the country’s scarce water resources, according to a new study by the University of Leeds. Uneven development of trade across the country means that water-intensive ...

dateMay 23, 2006 in Environment
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Lava tubes on Pavonis Mons

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express, show Pavonis Mons, the central volcano of the three 'shield' volcanoes that comprise Tharsis Montes.

dateMay 23, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Scientists Restore Sight to Chickens with Blinding Disease

University of Florida scientists have delivered a gene through an eggshell to give sight to a type of chicken normally born blind. The finding, reported Tuesday (May 23) in the online journal Public Library of ...

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New Clues to Limb Formation (and Loss) in Some Sea Mammals

Researchers from the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine have revealed the genetic basis behind one of the best-documented examples of evolutionary change in the fossil record: how whales lost ...

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