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2008-08-12 12:05:00

Recent study suggests experience of old matriarchs may help herds survive in age of climate change.

2008-08-11 18:00:58

By HELEN RAE The management company which oversees healthcare in the region has moved to new premises. Health Reporter HELEN RAE takes a look at the NHS pioneers who the building and its rooms have been named after NHS North of Tyne has moved into its new headquarters at Newcastle Great Park.

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2008-08-07 10:45:00

With long limbs and a soft body, the duck-billed hadrosaur had few defenses against predators such as tyrannosaurs. But new research on the bones of this plant-eating dinosaur suggests that it had at least one advantage.

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2008-06-28 15:35:00

Researchers have developed surveillance technology that can identify thousands of near identical African Penguins and then monitor them over long periods of time.

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2008-06-03 15:40:00

The efforts of one British businessman to re-introduce wolves and bears into his estate in the Scottish Highlands is raising concerns from some farmers and neighboring landowners.

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2008-03-20 00:20:00

One day last spring, fossil hunter and anatomy professor Kenneth Rose, Ph.D. was displaying the bones of a jackrabbit’s foot as part of a seminar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine when something about the shape of the bones looked oddly familiar.

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2007-05-22 19:25:00

Female sharks can fertilize their own eggs and give birth without sperm from males, according to a new study of the asexual reproduction of a hammerhead in a U.S. zoo. Until now, sharks were not considered a likely candidate for asexual reproduction.

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2006-09-20 15:40:00

Britain's leading scientific academy has accused oil company Exxon Mobil Corp. of misleading the public about global warming and funding groups that undermine the scientific consensus on climate change.

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2006-05-04 11:20:00

Scientists urged industry on Thursday to disclose how it conducts safety tests for products containing nanoparticles.

2006-05-04 10:20:43

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists urged industry on Thursday to disclose how it conducts safety tests for products containing nanoparticles.


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Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society
2012-05-01 10:12:50

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society of London. Established in 1665, it is the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science. It has remained in continuous publication since its inception, making it the world’s longest-running scientific journal. The use of the word “philosophical” in the title derives from the phrase “natural philosophy,” which was the equivalent of what is now generically called...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.