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Bonelli’s Eagle Diet Reconstruction By Means Of Isotope Analysis
2014-07-09 03:36:59

Carbon, nitrogen and sulphur stable isotopes analysis is an effective technique to reconstruct nestling Bonelli’s Eagle diet

Brooding Marine Worm Found In Antarctica
2013-11-27 16:10:40

Brooding is a usual behavior in animals. However, to observe it in a marine worm is exceptional and, more surprisingly, it guards eggs from external threats.

Researchers Find Remains Of Extinct Cervid Species In Castelldefels
2013-10-18 12:12:39

The journal of the French Academy of Sciences Comptes Rendus Palevol has just released the discovery of remains assigned to an extinct cervid species first recorded in the Iberian Peninsula.

Eclipse Calculator: New App To Simulate Eclipses On Your Mobile Phone
2013-01-18 09:26:20

Which future eclipses will be visible from my location? How will they be like? How long will they last? These are some of the questions answered by the new application Eclipse Calculator, designed for Android mobiles

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2011-08-01 12:20:00

According to new research, drinking wine or eating grapes could help protect people from sunburns.

2011-07-29 14:53:55

Some compounds found in grapes help to protect skin cells from the sun's ultraviolet radiation.

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2008-11-25 15:05:00

An organic sugar molecule that is directly linked to the origin of life has been located in a relatively hospitable part of the galaxy, scientists said.

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2008-03-13 09:40:00

Prescribing costs increase dramatically when people reach 65, according to a detailed analysis of more than five million patients published in the March issue of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.


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.