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Hummingbirds lose power at high altitudes

...ed the bird as it tried to lift the string off the floor of the cage. "When you release them from the floor of the chamber, they fly up to escape, lifting progressively more weight," Altshuler explained. "Thi...

Strange ocean wave patterns raise questions about beach erosion

...ths. That data confirmed that the water on the sea floor was moving slower -- and, sometimes, even in the opposite direction -- compared to water on the surface. So it turned out that the video system was getting accurate measurements after all. "We were feeling pretty good about that," Lippmann said, "The...

Conference at NJIT offers tips on ways to commercialize nanotechnology in greater NJ region

...T is a founding member, will be held in the second floor ballroom of the NJIT Campus Center from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Costs per person range from $50-$95. Sponsors include the New Jersey Tech Council, Engehard Corporation and Princeton University. Supporting organizations along with NJIT include the New...

Census of Marine Life - Discoveries and Highlights 2004: Scientists add 4m+ records, 13,000 species

...pths of 6000 m along the abyssal plains of the sea floor (CeDAMar) and near vents and seeps (ChEss) where c... tags in young salmon allow listening lines on the floor of the Pacific Ocean to record their location from Washington State along the coast of British Colum...

Ancient marine invasion sheds light on diversity

Fossils from the sea floor illuminate the relationship between local and glob...ese Ordovician fossils show great diversity of sea floor invertebrates. They made 700 individual collections and counted about 41,000 individual animal fos...

World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'

...nvironment. The courtyard's terracotta concrete floor does not extend all the way to the top and bottom ...or the pattern of the tiered seats. On the second floor above the auditorium is a large semicircular room for graduate students. It overlooks the courtyard...

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(Date:7/31/2014)... same week that the U.S. surgeon general issued a ... at Montana State University published a paper breaking new ... every cell responds when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) ... damage by the UV rays found in sunlight. This ... degenerative eye diseases. , "Our paper advances foundational ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... or fat cells, are inherently different. Each of these ... own role in metabolism. In the human body, white ... primary function is energy storage. On the other hand, ... are only found in a few places in the ... type of brown adipocytes, appear mixed with brown adipocytes ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... University is paving the way for a breakthrough ... military troops exposed to poisonous chemicalsparticularly those in ... in the current issue of the journal ... which are compounds commonly used in pesticides and ... NYU School of Engineering Associate Professor of Chemical ...
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