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Study finds trees not so large carbon sinks

The capacity of trees to counter rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere may not be as great as previously thought, according to a new study with significant implications for predicting future climate ...

dateOct 27, 2010 in Environment
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Dog brains in a spin

For the first time, scientists have shown that selective breeding of domestic dogs is not only dramatically changing the way animals look but is also driving major changes in the canine brain.

dateJul 28, 2010 in Evolution
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Crocs and fish key to human evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists now know what may have helped fuel the evolution of the human brain two million years ago. Archeologists working in Kenya unearthed evidence that our human ancestors ate ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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