Archive: 27/08/2007

How Snakes Survive Starvation

Starving snakes employ novel survival strategies not seen before in vertebrates, according to research conducted by a University of Arkansas biologist. These findings could be used in conservation strategies to determine ...

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MIT probes secret to bone's strength

Scientists and engineers are eager to understand the secret behind bone’s lightweight toughness so they can mimic it in the design of new materials, but previous studies have revealed a number of different strength mechanisms ...

dateAug 27, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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China hatches 150 African ostriches

Breeders have successfully hatched one batch of African ostriches in the County of Nileke, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

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