Archive: 05/31/2007

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Two of the World's Largest Interferometric Facilities Team-up to Study a Red Giant Star Using ESO's VLTI on Cerro Paranal and the VLBA facility operated by NRAO, an international team of astronomers has made what is arguab ...

May 31, 2007
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Study: Cheetahs not monogamous

A British study found that female cheetahs in Tanzania are prone to infidelity -- having cubs with several different fathers.

May 31, 2007
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Dogs carrying hospital superbug

Veterinarians in Sweden say dogs may be spreading the MRSA superbug in veterinary clinics. The first Swedish case of a dog contracting the virus was recorded at a clinic in Stockholm last fall, The Local newspaper said Wednesday.

May 31, 2007
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The general public lacks basic medical knowledge

The general public are worryingly ignorant about the symptoms and risk factors that contribute to serious medical conditions such as stroke and HIV/AIDS, according to a study published in the online open access journal BMC ...

May 31, 2007
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Moths mimic sounds to survive

In a night sky filled with hungry bats, good-tasting moths increase their chances of survival by mimicking the sounds of their bad-tasting cousins, according to a new Wake Forest University study.

May 31, 2007
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