Archive: 8/09/2009

New way to track quakes

( -- University of Edinburgh scientists have developed a new technique to monitor movements beneath the Earth's surface.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Larger Seasonal Speed Zones Could Save Whales

( -- Larger areas of speed limits for ships around major ports could significantly help North Atlantic right whales' survival, according to a new study led by Duke University scientists.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Ecology
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Rats move toward the food but do not eat

Scientists led a rat to the fatty food, but they couldn't make it eat. Using an animal model of binge eating, University of Missouri researchers discovered that deactivating the basolateral amygdala, a brain region involved ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Neuroscience
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