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2014-03-25 12:20:46

MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Also New! BritRail's Scottish Highlands Pass BritRail Pass and ticket holders

Fukushima Accident Raised Marine Radioactive Strontium Levels
2013-06-12 08:22:27

New research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japan by as much as one-hundred times their normal levels.

Farming Arrived In Stone Age Europe Via Near East Migrants
2013-02-12 12:25:25

The seeds for the rise of Western civilization were planted when humans living in Europe began to adopt farming, a more efficient and reliable way to supply food, as opposed to hunting and gathering.

2011-01-14 18:54:16

Wild red deer on the Isle of Rum, which were featured in the BBC TV series Autumnwatch, are rutting earlier in the year, a study shows.

2009-12-08 12:53:00

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2009-04-11 05:36:58

The Road to the Isles through some of Scotland's most dramatic scenery and history has finally acquired two lanes through its entire 45 miles. Scottish Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson plans to open the fourth and final section of the route to be upgraded on Wednesday, The Scotsman reports.

2009-03-20 22:27:31

Crew members Christopher Columbus left behind after his second voyage to the Americas are telling tales of their past, U.S.

2008-10-01 12:00:22

MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rio Tinto Alcan's Lochaber plant employees reached a major safety landmark last week, completing the facility's second consecutive year without accidents in the workplace.

2008-09-05 12:00:24

By DAVID ROSS HIGHLAND CORRESPONDENT THE fourth Blas festival opens in Inverness tonight . . . and in Strontian, Raasay, Glenelg, Ullapool, Nairn, Lochinver and Wick as well.

2008-02-09 00:00:27

A doctor has broken her silence on the way she was "driven out" of her Highland surgery, and claimed she was let down by health bosses.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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