Archive: 5/07/2006

Study: Birds going extinct at faster rate

U.S. scientists say human activities have caused some 500 bird species worldwide to become extinct since the year 1500 and the rate is rising.

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Life Cycle of Operons Yields New Look at Bacterial Genetics

In a breakthrough that will immediately benefit biologists who study bacteria, and could in the future have bearing on the advancement of synthetic biology, a team of researchers has determined the life cycle of operons, ...

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Novel telescope to probe early universe

A novel telescope that will aid the understanding of the early universe is moving closer to full-scale construction thanks to a $4.9 million award from the National Science Foundation to a U.S. consortium led by MIT.

dateJul 05, 2006 in Astronomy
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