Archive: 21/12/2006

Africa's least-known carnivore in Tanzania

[B]Mongoose is one more rare find in the mountains of Southern Tanzania[/B] The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that a camera-trap study in the mountains of Southern Tanzania has now recorded ...

dateDec 21, 2006 in Environment
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Shotgun sequencing finds nanoorganisms

For 11 years, Jill Banfield at the University of California, Berkeley, has collected and studied the microbes that slime the floors of mines and convert iron to acid, a common source of stream pollution around the world.

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Squirrels place winning bet in unpredictable world

In an evolutionary game of tug-of-war, red squirrels have gained the upper hand over the cunning spruce trees, says new University of Alberta research that suggests the clever animals are staying one step ahead of its food ...

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To catch an intermediate

A new technique for capturing the short-lived but critical "intermediate" compounds that help carry chemical reactions which take place in aqueous solution from their starting point to the final product has been developed ...

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Portrait of a dramatic stellar crib

Known as the Tarantula Nebula for its spidery appearance, the 30 Doradus complex is a monstrous stellar factory. It is the largest emission nebula in the sky, and can be seen far down in the southern sky at a distance of ...

dateDec 21, 2006 in Astronomy
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