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yellowstone
2014-11-19 03:30:11

Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a recently released study.

python embryo
2014-11-06 13:43:54

Two groups of scientists have solved an age-old mystery: Where on Earth does the penis come from?

DNA abstract
2014-10-31 08:12:28

Genetic mutations are thought to drive many autoimmune diseases in humans and a large international team of researchers has just identified 21 genetic variants that directly connect to different autoimmune diseases.

2014-10-30 12:30:22

STANFORD, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene therapy is rapidly becoming the top priority for R&D departments working on treatments for difficult to cure diseases.

2014-10-19 12:21:20

Launches with rare disease researchers from major research institutions on four continents; Exchange to host the 10,000 exomes of the Simons Simplex Collection to speed autism research CAMBRIDGE,

Darwin Had It Right All Along About Invasive Species
2014-10-06 03:25:14

Dov Sax of Brown University and Jason Fridley of Syracuse University aren't proposing a novel idea to explain species invasiveness. In fact, Charles Darwin articulated it first. What's new about Sax and Fridley's "Evolutionary Imbalance Hypothesis" (EIH) is that they've tested it using quantifiable evidence and report in Global Ecology and Biogeography that the EIH works well.

African lioness, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
2014-10-01 05:17:57

The populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe decreased 52 percent from 1970 to 2010, according to the newly-released 2014 Living Planet report from the World Wildlife Fund.

2014-09-22 20:21:02

DAVIS, Calif., Sept.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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