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2010-10-14 15:08:22

Evolutionary biologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have found that environment plays a key role in determining whether a species opts for sexual over asexual reproduction.

2010-10-07 07:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Montana Lance born March 2, 2000 to Deborah and Jason Lance attended school at The Colony, Lewisville ISD. On January 21, 2010 Montana took his own life by hanging himself in the school nurse restroom.

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2010-10-06 07:57:01

Today NASA’s Astrobiology Program addresses three fundamental questions: How does life begin and evolve? Is there life beyond Earth and, if so, how can we detect it?

2010-09-23 16:46:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Bask, the quarterly lifestyle magazine introducing a new era of luxury in balance for Southern California readers, has appointed Carrie Williams as the publication's Editorial Director/Editor-in-Chief.

2010-09-09 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey by Quaker Oats,* the nation's leading hot cereal company, the majority of us believe eating a healthy breakfast is essential for anyone looking to get a jumpstart on their morning yet nearly half do not eat breakfast every day.

2010-09-07 13:54:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco's Flip Video(TM) has signed on to support the 2010 Life is good Festival to be held Sept. 11-12 in Canton, Mass.

2010-08-24 07:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Infertility is an unexpected obstacle for many people, and the journey can be unpredictable. Patients may find themselves at a crossroads after multiple failed attempts with fertility treatments, and begin to look for other options.

2010-08-24 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reflecting important changes in how Americans view breakfast in their lives, The Quaker Oats Company, a division of PepsiCo, Inc.

2010-08-16 17:39:50

Test-tube fertilisation is the reason why more couples than previously now have the chance to become biological parents.

2010-07-26 17:07:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 ushered in a new decade - and a new era of luxury living, in balance.


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The ocellaris clownfish closely resembles the orange clownfish, but is hardier and less aggressive. It lives in coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific, and Indian Ocean, around Thailand, Malaysia, northwest Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It hides amongst the anemone using the host for protection from predators, to lure other fish into the host anemone, and to feed the host with fecal matter. The ocellaris clownfish has a membrane that will release mucus to...

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The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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Panspermia -- Panspermia is a theory (more directly described as a hypothesis, as there is no compelling evidence yet available to support or contradict it) that suggests that the seeds of life are prevalent throughout the universe and life on Earth began by such seeds landing on Earth and propagating. The theory has origins in the ideas of Anaxagoras, a Greek philosopher. An important proponent of the theory was the British astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle. There is some evidence to...

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Extraterrestrial Life -- Extraterrestrial life is life beyond planet Earth (apart from humans travelling in space, and living organisms they bring along or send). There are many questions about extraterrestrial life, including: -- Does it exist? -- Where? -- What kind? -- Could there be non-carbon based life forms, e.g. life forms based on other elements like silicon (See Carbon chauvinism)? -- How does life differ depending on the type of structure (unicellular life,...

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tourtiere
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