Archive: 06/26/2008

Spotting the killer hot spots

Killer hotspots of over-heated ocean water which destroy huge areas of coral and bring starvation to birds, fish and other sea creatures can now be pinpointed, thanks to a major advance in the use of satellite technology ...

dateJun 26, 2008 in Environment
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'Early bird' project really gets the worm

Scientists from the LSU Museum of Natural Science, or MNS, recently participated in a project joining together the most prominent ornithological research programs in the world. This study – the largest study of bird genetics ...

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What It's Like to Be a Bat

Not many people think about what it's like to be a bat, but for those who do, it's enlightening and potentially groundbreaking for understanding aspects of the human brain and nervous system.

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Hard work while fatigued affects blood pressure

Working hard when fatigued may be admired by many Americans, but it is a virtue that could be harmful to one's health, according to new research by psychologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The research ...

dateJun 26, 2008 in Health
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