Archive: 03/3/2011

Mapping human vulnerability to climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers already study how various species of plants and animals migrate in response to climate change. Now, Jason Samson, a PhD candidate in McGill University's Department of Natural Resource ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Environment
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Stomach pacemaker could help obese lose weight

(AP) -- Patrick Hetzner tried diets and exercise, just about everything short of stomach stapling to lose weight. Nothing worked. Five months ago he tried something new: a stomach pacemaker that curbed his ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Health
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Our ancestors lived on shaky ground

Our earliest ancestors preferred to settle in locations that have something in common with cities such as San Francisco, Naples and Istanbul -- they are often on active tectonic faults in areas that have an earthquake risk ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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