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Biodiversity Threatened By Global Warming
2013-05-13 05:17:53

If global temperatures increase by more than two degrees Celsius, it could have a dramatic impact on the biodiversity of both plants and animals, according to new research published in the latest edition of the journal Nature Climate Change.

Thai Prime Minister Vows To Ban Domestic Ivory Trade
2013-03-04 04:46:49

The prime minister of Thailand has pledged to take steps to change the country’s currently legal domestic ivory trade in order to help protect endangered elephants, various media outlets reported Sunday.

West Antarctic Ice Sheet Warming Faster
2012-12-24 05:32:08

A portion of the Antarctic ice sheet is warming nearly twice as quickly as experts had previously believed, which could increase the region's future contribution to rising sea levels, a team of researchers from the Ohio State University has discovered.

Lost Century-Old Report On Penguin Sexuality Published
2012-06-11 04:04:03

A previously unreleased study detailing the lewd and lascivious sexual behaviors of penguins, compiled during Captain Robert Scott's South Pole in the early 1900s, has finally been published after being suppressed for nearly a century because of explicit content.

2011-01-21 12:37:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, January 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aircraft Medical, the UK based medical device manufacturer, announces that it has entered multiple distribution contracts in Asia Pacific for its revolutionary and lower cost McGrath(R) MAC video laryngoscope.

2010-10-15 17:31:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, October 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircraft Medical, the UK based medical device manufacturer, announces the launch of the McGRATH(R) MAC, the world's first high value, low cost video laryngoscope at the American Society of Anaesthesiology annual meeting in San Diego, California.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.