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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists search for chickens that like to fry

    Posted May 06th 2014, 08:38pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Newark, Delaware US scientists investigate heat-tolerant African poultry as part of an effort to breed farm animals that can withstand a warmer world Wanted: chickens who like to fry When a team of researchers from the University of Delaware travelled to Africa two years ago to search for exemplary chickens, they weren't looking for plump thighs ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: Smashing Physics, by Jon Butterworth

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:46pm by GDN

    ... of some of the excitable headlines"- but is sometimes a tad harsh on theoreticians. Like all good experimenters, Butterworth keeps his feet firmly on the ground. He was a "confirmed ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Genetically modified food is safe to eat, says China's agriculture minister

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:29am by MANDY ZUO

    ... assessment and supervision network for GM foods. The minister also said the outbreak of bird flu should not deter people from eating chicken. "As agriculture minister, I promise you eating chicken is safe," he said, adding that poultry farms had not been infected with the H7N9 virus. Mainland health authorities have reported more than 120 human cases this year. According ...

  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chang'e probe moves to within 15km of lunar surface

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 01:00pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in its four legs. Scientists also gave the probe feet the shape and size of a wash basin to achieve maximum stability after landing. If the landing succeeds, it will be the first probe to touch ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: Creation, by Adam Rutherford

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the most problems. It used to be thought of as a chicken-and-egg problem: DNA makes proteins and DNA needs protein enzymes to replicate. So how did this ever start? But the most likely answer is neither chicken nor egg but rather a chegg or an ecken. RNA is an intermediary between DNA and proteins, but it can also replicate itself with no enzymatic assistance. Rutherford tells his stories ...

  6. News - China - SCIENCE

    Revealed: The Chinese super-rat that roamed Earth 160 million years ago

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 08:44am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Colombia

    ... “The tree-climbing multituberculates and the jumping multituberculates had the most interesting ankle bones, capable of ‘hyper-back-rotation’ of the hind feet.” The latest fossil was found ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Franken-meat fails the taste test in world's first stem-cell grown burger

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... who's willing to kill a chicken, a cow or a pig to make their meal, we are all for this," said Ingrid Newkirk, PETA's president and co-founder. "Instead of the millions ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Modern humans' ancestors coaxed onto two legs by rough terrain, study finds

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the common theory that early hominins- members of the broad human family- were forced onto two feet because climate change reduced the number of trees they could live in. According to the new ... yourself effectively or that one of your hands or feet will slip," Winder said. "It is to your advantage if you can balance on just two or three limbs and use the others to steady ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists implant false memories into brains of mice

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... B and reactivated the secure memory while delivering a shock to the mice's feet. When researchers returned the mice to Box A, the mice froze with fear, signifying they remembered something bad ...

  10. News - China - SCIENCE

    Oldest-ever tiny primate discovered in China’s Hubei province

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 09:50am by AFP

    ... co-researcher Chris Beard of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “It looks like an odd hybrid, with the feet of a small monkey, the arms, legs and teeth of a very ...




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