Archive: 6/12/2010

New book on 100 years of Illinois birds

A new book, Illinois Birds: A Century of Change, literally took 100 years to write. The first comprehensive survey of birds in Illinois was conducted from 1906-1909. It was repeated from 1956-1958 and a technical book was ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Insulin levels found to affect breast cancer survival

( -- Women treated for breast cancer who have elevated levels of circulating insulin face substantially higher mortality rates than their peers with lower levels, according to a new study authored by a Yale School ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Indigenous peoples adapt to climate change

The climate in the Northeastern United States changed drastically more than five times before the first Europeans arrived. A new study suggests that the indigenous people in the area were able to adapt their culture and agriculture ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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