Archive: 7/03/2007

Female chimps keep the bullies at bay

Female chimpanzees may have found a fool-proof way to ensure they mate with only the highest ranking males, namely those with important social and physical characteristics that their offspring may inherit, according to a ...

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Researchers 'sniff out' emissions from feedyards

Setting up an air quality trailer in the midst of cattle pens at a feedlot will help measure gaseous emissions, said a Texas Agricultural Experiment Station researcher. Dr. Ken Casey, Experiment Station air quality engineer ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Environment
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The giant that turned out to be a dwarf

New data obtained on the apparent celestial couple, NGC 5011 B and C, taken with the 3.6-m ESO telescope, reveal that the two galaxies are not at the same distance, as was believed for the past 23 years. The observations ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Astronomy
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USDA approves rice with human genes

A California biotechnology company has been given preliminary approval by U.S. Agriculture Department to plant rice that contains human genes.

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