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Peru Cloud Forests Threatened
2013-09-12 12:13:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from Wake Forest University published by the journal PLOS ONE, a confluence of climate change and ecological factors could threaten Peru’s cloud forests, which are nestled along the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains. Home to one third of Peru's mammal, bird and frog species, the cloud forests are renowned for their biodiversity and high elevation. At altitudes between 6,500 and 11,000 feet, they are a...

Cougar Migration Patterns Different Than Expected
2012-10-09 19:25:34

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a recent study that appeared online in the August early-view edition of the journal Molecular Ecology, researchers looked at DNA in tissue samples that had been collected from 739 mountain lions over a period of seven years. The purpose of the study, the first to be conducted on such a large scale, was to discover population structures and history and to identify “sinks” and “sources” in the region....

2010-03-02 07:00:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) announced today that the Stanford University Medical Center has purchased Ecotones Duet Adaptive Sleep Sound Machines. "It is well known that noise in hospitals affects patient comfort and recovery, as well as staff performance. ASTI's adaptive technology can help with these problems," stated Sam Nicolino, President and CEO of ASTI. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100302/SF63161) After...


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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