Archive: 5/12/2007

World's most endangered gorilla fights back

In the wake of a study that documented for the first time the use of weaponry by Cross River gorillas to ward off threats by humans, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced today new field surveys to better protect this ...

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The aging brain: Failure to communicate

A team of Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers has shown that normal aging disrupts communication between different regions of the brain. The new research, which used advanced medical imaging techniques to look at ...

dateDec 05, 2007 in Medical research
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Vega main engine test in Kourou

A prototype of the P80 rocket motor, which will power the first stage of ESA's new small launcher - Vega, was successfully tested on 4 December at the Guiana Space Centre, Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Ignition ...

dateDec 05, 2007 in Space Exploration
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