Archive: 02/29/2008

Darwin was wrong about the wild origin of the chicken

Charles Darwin maintained that the domesticated chicken derives from the red jungle fowl, but new research from Uppsala University now shows that the wild origins of the chicken are more complicated than that.

Feb 29, 2008
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AMANDA's First Six Years

The most recent results from the Antarctic Muon and Neutrino Detector Array, or AMANDA, located a mile under the ice at the South Pole, have yielded the most stringent prediction yet for the highest possible ...

Feb 29, 2008 feature
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Liquid water found flowing on Mars? Not yet

Liquid water has not been found on the Martian surface within the last decade after all, according to new research. The finding casts doubt on the 2006 report that the bright spots in some Martian gullies ...

Feb 29, 2008
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Improving the quality of laboratory data with computer modeling

Many areas of research and medicine rely critically upon knowing a person’s individual immune system proteins, as they determine an individual’s ability to fight disease or mistakenly attack their own tissues. However, ...

Feb 29, 2008
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