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New Species Of Human Ancestor

...de the small village of Bouri,a hard two-day drive northeast of Addis Ababa. The site is located in a harsh,desert region of Ethiopia called the Middle Awash, already famous for othermajor discoveries such as the oldest known hominid, found by the same team ofresearchers. The new hominid--dubbed Australopithe...

Colorado State University Study Reveals Climate Change, Longer Growing Seasons Could Harm Grazing On Western Shortgrass Steppe

...e, part of theShortgrass Steppe LTER site 30 miles northeast of here on the western edge ofthe Pawnee National ...d in research at the Pawnee National Grasslands in northeast Colorado.Since 1982, Shortgrass Steppe LTER experimenters have looked at the dynamics oflong-term ec...

Bones of Crocodile-like Beasts Tell Tale of Global Warming

...omvolcanoes in the Caribbean, in the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia, in theIndian Ocean, off the coasts of Madagascar and Brazil, in South Africa and inthe Southwestern United States. Scientists have long considered the Cretaceous Period, which lasted from144 to 65 million years ago, a warm time ...

Chinese And US Scientists Identify The World's Oldest Flowering Plant

...each about 3 inches long --were found last year in northeast China, near the town of Beipiao about 250 miles northeast of Beijing. They came from a spot known as the Yixian formation, made famous during the last decade ...

The Comet That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs May Have Washed Up Boulders Onto Hills In Arkansas

... impact. The rocks, roughly 120 kilometres northeast of Little Rock, don't appearto fit in with the surrounding landscape. "You've got boulders that are 25 feet(7.6 metres) in diameter, that are up on a 250-foot (76-metres) tall hill," saysGary Patterson of the University of Memphis in Tennessee. "It l...

Genetically Speaking, Race Doesn't Exist In Humans

...n Europeans and Melanesians,inhabitants of islands northeast of Australia, than there is between Africansand Melanesians. Yet, sub-Saharan Africans and Melanesians share dark skin,hair texture and cranial-facial features, traits commonly used to classifypeople into races. According to Templeton, this example...

Study 'Gone With The Wind' Provides Stellar Ecological Example

...erienced 110-mph winds; eight other islands on the northeast ofGreat Exuma also were directly hit by Lili after...st islands were immersed in waterfor a while. The northeast ones weren't because the size of Great Exuma issubstantial enough to halt the impetus of a storm sur...

NCAR Scientists Trek To Africa For Biosphere-Atmosphere Chemistry Study

...ne from savanna to rainforest, which runs from the northeast CAR (around 8 degrees N) to the northern Congo (around 2 degrees N). This fall's campaign is focused at two sites: one in rainforest near the Congo's Nouabale-Ndoki National Park and the other in the rainforest-savanna transition zone near Bangui, th...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue ... and this association was found even in those ... a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers ... Association for Cancer Research. , An analysis of ... the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Ill. One of the most popular vaccine brands ... And doctors may be overlooking some cost factors when ... a more expensive option, according to a new study ... vaccines to administer can be driven by numerous factors," ... and a professor of computer science and of mathematics ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Two recent papers by a University of ... help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue ... and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, ... at the School of Medicine and an early ... and colleagues recently published articles in the scholarly ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan ... injury (TBI) were compared to military personnel without ... Differences in measures of overall disability, cognitive function, ... are reported in an article in Journal ... Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants ... pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. ... was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue ... Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," ... reuteri for infant colic did not reduce ...
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