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Science News Archive - March 28, 2008

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A genetic anthropological study known as The Genographic Project has found what is believed to be faint genetic traces left by medieval crusaders in the Middle East.

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One of the most significant moments in the history of science may come after a new particle collider starts work this year beneath the Swiss-French border, according to a renowned physicist, Brian Greene.

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Many parents are convinced that the brains of their teenage offspring are different than those of children and adults. New data confirms that this is the case.

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The mechanism behind different types of lightning may now be understood, thanks to a combination of direct observation and computer modeling reported by a team of researchers from New Mexico Tech and Penn State.

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Global warming could be the cause behind a beetle infestation killing off lodgepole pine forests in Colorado. About 60 percent of the lodgepole pines have turned red and brown. Whether global warming is to blame or not, the evidence is daunting.

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Despite leaders’ best intentions, and contrary to common depictions of abundance and wealth, ancient Egyptians might not have had the most desirable conditions or lifestyles. Art records from the city of Armana have long depicted prosperity, however new evidence reveals otherwise.

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Experts are franticly searching for a solution to the world’s growing water footprint, as urban populations increase and demand for biofuels cause water problems for farmland.

Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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