Archive: 9/04/2008

Shorebird numbers crash: survey alarm

One of the world's great wildlife spectacles is under way across Australia: as many as two million migratory shorebirds of 36 species are gathering around Broome before an amazing 10,000-kilometre annual flight to their northern ...

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Study: Health 'shocks' diminish wealth more later in life

A new study underscores the need for seniors to maintain their health -- in order to maintain their wealth. Building on a 2003 study that found that healthy seniors are more likely to retain their savings, Ohio State University ...

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Probing Question: What are Shooting Stars?

In the early morning darkness on April 15, 1912, as the R.M.S. Titanic was sinking in the freezing Atlantic, survivors witnessed a large number of streaking lights in the sky, which many believed to be the souls of their ...

dateApr 09, 2008 in Space Exploration
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