Archive: 03/4/2008

National Zoo scimitar-horned oryx going into the wild

A male scimitar-horned oryx from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Va., is playing an important role in ensuring the species does not vanish from the planet.

Mar 04, 2008 not rated yet 0

Spring is Aurora Season

What are the signs of spring? They are as familiar as a blooming daffodil, a songbird at dawn, a surprising shaft of warmth from the afternoon sun. And, oh yes, don’t forget the aurora borealis. Spring is ...

Mar 04, 2008 4.4 / 5 (16) 1

Tuberculosis bacterium is double-protected

The first 3-D images that disclosure a double membrane surrounding mycobacteria were recorded by Martinsried scientists, ending a long scientific debate about the mycobacterial outer membrane and opening new ...

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Screening the herbal pharmacy

Curing cancer with natural products – a case for shamans and herb women? Not at all, for many chemotherapies to fight cancer applied in modern medicine are natural products or were developed on the basis of natural substances. ...

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