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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, September 7, 2014

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:59am by AGENCIES

    ... CSI Arctic takes DNA from footprints Trace DNA samples recovered from footprints in the Arctic snow have been used to reveal the bloody killing of a seal by a polar bear, which was joined by seagulls in devouring the corpse. It is the first time that genetic material has been recovered from footprints, and the CSI-style technique is expected to prove a valuable tool in tracking ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, August 31, 2014

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 01:22am by AGENCIES

    ... and socially linked emotions. The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, was led by Robin Wilkins at the University of North Carolina. AFP   Ancient Arctic people lived in isolation A long-gone group of people known as Paleo-Eskimos lived in isolation in the North American Arctic for more than 4,000 years. A study published in the US journal Science said they had trekked from ...

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    Short Science, July 13, 2014

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AGENCIES

    ... Russia's Arctic coast line stood in marked contrast to the live broadcast of an embarrassing aborted first launch attempt, watched by President Vladimir Putin via video from the Kremlin. Reuters ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by AGENCIES

    ... found in Arctic whales raises concerns A parasite that is found in cats and can cause brain disease, blindness and miscarriages in people has been found for the first time in Arctic beluga whales, scientists say. The emergence of parasite Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic beluga has raised concerns about the indigenous Inuit people who eat whale meat as part of their traditional ...

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    Short Science, June 9, 2013

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AFP

    ... of Science in Florence and the Max-Planck Institute in Berlin. AFP   Russian earth-mapping satellite stops working A Russian satellite launched last year to map the Arctic has stopped working, says ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 01:15am

    ... that while climate change and the increasing loss of the Arctic sea ice was the greatest threat to the 20,000 left in the wild, hunting was an intolerable additional pressure. "Science paints ...



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