Archive: 02/10/2006

Stellar vampires unmasked

Astronomers have found possible proofs of stellar vampirism in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae. Using ESO's Very Large Telescope, they found that some hot, bright, and apparently young stars in the cluster present less carbon ...

dateOct 02, 2006 in Astronomy
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Built-in Blocker: Drug and antidote in the same molecule

In cases of serious side effects or overdoses of medications, it can be vital to have a fast-acting antidote on hand. This is especially true of drugs that inhibit blood clotting, which are used to prevent and treat thromboses ...

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Scientists find 40 new species in Amazon

An international team of scientists risked their lives to discover 40 new species of plants and animals in a recent exploration of the Amapa region of Brazil.

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