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Red crabs lead the way in endurance running

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not even professional athletes would consider running a marathon without any training, but this is essentially what Christmas Island red crabs do every year, according to new research from the University ...

dateMay 06, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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The sweet smell of aging

What does the smell of a good meal mean to you? It may mean more than you think. Specific odors that represent food or indicate danger are capable of altering an animal's lifespan and physiological profile by activating a ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Pediatric sports injuries: the silent epidemic

At today's 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), two separate studies focus on the dramatic rise of pediatric sports injuries in recent years. However, despite this alarming trend, awareness, ...

dateMar 10, 2010 in Health
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Simple test may help judge concussion in athletes

A simple test of reaction time may help determine whether athletes have sustained a concussion (also known as mild traumatic brain injury) and when they are ready to play again, according to a study released today that will ...

dateFeb 15, 2010 in Neuroscience
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