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air travel and epidemics
2014-11-10 05:46:01

While the current spread of Ebola demonstrates how quickly diseases can spread in the age of high-speed jet travel, researchers from UC Berkeley set out to better understand how computer models can be used to predict the spread of potential epidemics.

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2009-10-04 14:04:07

An infant woolly mammoth that has been frozen for 40,000 years in the Siberian permafrost is so well preserved that there are still traces of her mother's milk in her stomach.

2009-04-21 16:36:01

Scientists say the remains of a 40,000-year-old baby mammoth found in Siberia two years ago validate techniques created by U.S.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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