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Sea change: Skeletons of ancient corals different from today's

...te student may have solved a problem that has been baffling marine biologists and paleontologists for years: Why do coral reefs disappear from the fossil record during the beginning of the Cretaceous period -- 120 million years ago -- only to reappear after its end 35 million years ago? The possible answer: A...

Search for alien life challenges current concepts, says U. of Colorado prof.

...d. "But because subsequent investigations yielded baffling results that didn't fit the original metabolic definition of life they were working with, NASA eventually concluded the original signal was not evidence of life. This is an experiment that is still debated today, and it's a classic example of an ano...

Protein tied to usher syndrome may be hearing's 'Missing Link'

...k, thus finally answering a question that has been baffling researchers for years," says James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., director of the NIDCD. "Thanks to the collaborative effort among these researchers, we are now at the closest point we have ever been to understanding the mechanism by which the ear conv...

How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease

...velopment of new therapies for treating this still baffling disease. This spin-off of the human genome project is only the latest exciting research advance in a decades-long quest to fully understand the biochemistry of the human body and thereby gain insights into the secrets of health, disease, and aging. ...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... released by unconventional oil and gas production are well ... in the open access journal Environmental Health . ... found. The study is the first to be based ... sites and could be used to supplement official air-quality ... reserves that do not readily flow to the surface. ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... and environmental, have been blamed for increasing the ... as a family history of schizophrenia, are widely ... gondii , a parasite transmitted by soil, undercooked ... skepticism. , A new study by Gary Smith, ... University of Pennsylvania,s School of Veterinary Medicine, used ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... – As bodies decompose, their types and numbers ... they provide could mean the difference between a ... State University is using a more than $866,000 ... death-scene investigators examine these changing populations. The microbial ... location of death, gender, race, socioeconomic relations and ...
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