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Chubby hubby is common, but ethnicity matters

( -- A new study helps untangle how marriage, gender and ethnicity are related to body weight. The study of almost 8,000 men and women will be published in the journal Obesity.

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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Going with the flow

Previous research has already demonstrated that substantial quantities of self-motile or active agents such as bacteria in a fluid environment can be harnessed to do mechanical work like moving microscopic gears and ratchets. ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Soft Matter
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Heat intensifies Siberian wildfires

The summer of 2012 was the most severe wildfire season Russia had faced in a decade. 2013 might be headed in the same direction after an unusual heat wave brought a surge of fire activity in northern Siberia in July.

dateAug 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Satellite data confirms Santorini's growth

(—In the south Aegean Sea, the islands of Santorini have been showing signs of unrest for the first time in over half a century. Satellite data confirm that the islands have risen as much as 14 cm since January ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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