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Science News Archive - April 18, 2011

Precision metal firm focusing on diversifying and expanding manufacturing capabilities Warwick, RI (PRWEB) April 17, 2011 A.T. Wall Company, a world-class supplier of superior precision tubing and fabricated metal components, announced that it is celebrating its 125th anniversary in business.

Asher Security provides website and web application vulnerability and penetration testing. Brady Osborne started Asher Security after a growing number of well-known websites were hacked such as Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, and even more recently, banks.

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Scientists at the Institute of Marine Mammal Studies in Mississippi claim that a federal agency’s practice of returning rescued dolphins far offshore is hampering attempts to investigate dolphin deaths following the BP oil spill last year.

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CERN says that Israel has been approved for membership in the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN), becoming the research group’s first non-European delegation.

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Earth Day has been around for over 40 years now, and this year I have been prepping myself to take the event to a whole new level.

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For human ancestors, eating could be hard work.

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The growth of the banded morwong, a long-lived southeast Australian and New Zealand inshore species, is negatively affected by the warming of our oceans.

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Scientists said Monday that a better monitoring network for greenhouse gases is needed to warn of significant changes and to help countries keep their emission levels honest.

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Fiddler crabs would all end up as dinner for seagulls were it not for their sophisticated threat detection system, vision scientists have found.

Researchers know that there is a strong link between parental alcohol use disorders (AUDs) and the risk for developing an AUD among their offspring.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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