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Breakthrough On Understanding Demographic History Of Stone-Age Humans
2014-04-25 03:18:05

An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans.

2013-04-23 23:04:00

Easy implementation, flexibility and stability key factors in decision. IPSWICH, Mass. / BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

Early Cyanobacteria Samples Tested For Building Blocks Of Life
2012-11-13 05:53:25

Before DNA became the Earth's primary genetic material over 3.5 million years ago, scientists believe forms of life used RNA to encode genetic instructions. What came before RNA, though?

2012-02-01 16:03:55

World fuel consumption is shifting more and more to diesel at the expense of gasoline.

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2010-03-31 11:07:40

The woolly mammoth died out suddenly and without a loss of genetic variation, all but ruling out climate change and inbreeding as possible causes of their extinction.

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2009-11-24 12:45:00

Men who suppress their frustrations about their work situations may be at an increased risk of heart attack.

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2009-07-14 09:10:00

Wild birds of several species are dying in large numbers from a paralytic disease with hitherto unknown cause in the Baltic Sea area. A research team at Stockholm University, Sweden

2009-05-06 08:14:01

If the overall water resources in river basins were acknowledged and managed better, future food crises could be significantly reduced, say researchers from Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University, Stockholm Environment Institute and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

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2009-02-12 14:12:48

A leading scientist said on Thursday that atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide are hitting new highs, providing no indication that the world economic downturn is curbing industrial emissions.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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