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Kiwis May Help Lower Blood Pressure
2011-11-16 06:16:38

Researchers from Norway, led by Mette Svendsen of Oslo University, may have discovered a natural way to help reduce blood pressure.

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2009-03-17 08:55:00

According to scientists, a giant sea monster fossil found in the Arctic could pack a bite that would make T-Rex look pathetic.

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2008-11-06 12:00:00

Among the growing numbers of species to be hit by global climate change, it appears that lemming populations are declining due to wetter winters in southern Norway, researchers said.

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2008-04-25 15:00:00

Experts say the bones of two Viking women found in a buried longboat have dispelled 100-year-old suspicions that one was a maid sacrificed to accompany her queen into the afterlife.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.