Archive: 11/27/2007

Global warming sends salamanders packing

A genetic study of the salamander family that encompasses two-thirds of the world's salamander species shows that periods of global warming helped the amphibians diversify and expand their range from North ...

Nov 27, 2007
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Fin whales' big gulp

Some baleen whales, in their powerful feeding lunges, gulp a volume of water equal to a school bus, according to new calculations by biologists at the University of British Columbia and the University of California, ...

Nov 27, 2007
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Studies suggest HIV subtype more deadly than others

Two studies led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that people infected with HIV in Thailand die from the disease significantly sooner than those with HIV living in other parts of ...

Nov 27, 2007
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Where does stored nuclear waste go?

Millions of gallons of hazardous waste resulting from the nation’s nuclear weapons program lie in a remote location in southeastern Washington state called Hanford. Beneath this desert landscape about two ...

Nov 27, 2007
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