Science News Archive - February 12, 2009
Ornithologists have reported smaller numbers of birds native to the wetlands of the Philippines due to urbanization and growth of agriculture.
The indigenous Samis in Swedenâ€™s far north, once known for rounding up their reindeer on skis, have apparently traded in their skis for snowmobiles.
The credit crunch has slowed the progress of many small European green energy projects, which may lead to larger firms having to take up the slack.
U.S. researchers say data from the Human Genome Project are shedding new light on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Over the ages we cataloged the anatomical differences between people and eventually biochemical differences, too. Now we can get down to the molecular differences, Carlos D.
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