Archive: 3/07/2008

New study points to agriculture in frog sexual abnormalities

A farm irrigation canal would seem a healthier place for toads than a ditch by a supermarket parking lot. But University of Florida scientists have found the opposite is true. In a study with wide implications for a longstanding ...

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Probing Question: What is the history of tattooing?

You might not think the sullen, tattooed teenager skulking around your local record store has anything in common with Winston Churchill, but you would be wrong. Sir Winston, King George V, and the slaves of ancient Greece ...

dateJul 03, 2008 in Other
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Organizing an Earth Systems Science Agency

In an article published today in the journal Science, a group of former senior federal officials call for the establishment of an independent Earth Systems Science Agency (ESSA) to meet the unprecedented environmental and ...

dateJul 03, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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