Archive: 05/28/2014

Don't buy an iguana, Brazil warns World Cup fans

World Cup fans looking for that special souvenir from Brazil should know it is illegal to buy parrots, iguanas and other wildlife, authorities said Wednesday, releasing a list of environmental guidelines ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Ecology
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Wild coho may seek genetic diversity in mate choice

A new study by researchers at Oregon State University suggests that wild coho salmon that choose mates with disease-resistant genes different from their own are more likely to produce greater numbers of adult ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Ecology
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Zeroing in on the proton's magnetic moment

As part of a series of experiments designed to resolve one of the deepest mysteries of physics today, researchers from RIKEN, in collaboration with the University of Mainz, GSI Darmstadt and the Max Planck ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in General Physics
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Filling in the gaps on the protein map

Substantial progress has been made in decoding the human proteome. Under the leadership of the Technische Universität München researchers have now mapped more than 18,000 human proteins—92 percent of ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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