Archive: 08/4/2008

Climate change and species distributions

Scientists have long pointed to physical changes in the Earth and its atmosphere, such as melting polar ice caps, sea level rise and violent storms, as indicators of global climate change. But changes in climate can wreak ...

dateAug 04, 2008 in Environment
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First national study of diving-related injuries

If it's at the Olympic Games or at the neighborhood pool, diving is one of the fastest growing sports in this country. Every day millions of people do it and every four years during the Olympics, billions of people watch ...

dateAug 04, 2008 in Health
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Great white's mighty bite revealed

The bite force of a great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is the highest known for any living species, according to new research to be published in the Journal of Zoology. This is the first time that scientists have e ...

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