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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 19, 2014

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by AGENCIES

    ... Eagles tuck in their wings for turbulence Soaring eagles tuck in their wings when encountering turbulence to avoid damaging their muscles, scientists suggested. Zoologists at Britain's Oxford University attached a tiny "black box" flight recorder to a captive steppe eagle. Data from 45 flights showed that when the bird was tossed upwards by a gust, it responded ...

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    Short Science, October 5, 2014

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... North American origin for monarch butterflies Monarch butterflies are famous for migrating 4,800km from the US and Canada to Mexico for the winter. Now a surprising study suggests the species itself also started out in North America some two million years ago. Researcher Marcus Kronforst of the University of Chicago said monarchs were widely thought to have evolved in South ...

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    Short Science, September 28, 2014

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:21am by undefined

    ... framed reports about the science of global warming in terms of crisis. The report, by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, said disaster scenarios were played ... Centre for Tropical Agriculture, Indonesia's Bogor Agricultural University and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, stress the wasps are harmless to humans and animals. AFP ...

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    Short Science, September 21, 2014

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by AGENCIES

    ... Problem children profit from intervention Violence-prone children who went through a decade-long intervention programme grew up to have fewer psychiatric, drug-related and legal problems, according to a new study by US researchers. In 1991, child psychologist Kenneth Dodge at Duke University and his team screened nearly 10,000 children to identify 891 students who displayed ...

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    Short Science, September 14, 2014

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by AGENCIES

    ... adoption of the cryptocurrency. The Guardian   Fossil of titanosaur found in Tanzania Palaeontologists from Ohio University in the United States have unearthed a titanosaur from Tanzania, a new ... in September's Journal of Paleontology. According to an article published by Wake Forest University in the US, where Miller is an associate professor, the researchers wanted to choose a name ...

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    Short Science, August 31, 2014

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

    ... this month to address wrongdoings in research activities, such as by instructing universities to thoroughly conduct ethical education. The move follows revelations of research misconduct, including ... 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 ...

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    Short Science, August 24, 2014

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AFP

    ... in the 2009 protest movement. Reza Faraji Dana, whose responsibilities included universities, was sacked after a censure motion went against him. President Hassan Rowhani defended Faraji Dana ... accused of allowing students to return to university after being expelled "for moral and political reasons". AFP   Sea lions may have carried TB to Americas Seals and sea lions probably ...

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    Short Science, August 3, 2014

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... in Europe. Starting on August 11, a team of Swiss and Greek scientists will seek a "prehistoric countryside" in the southeastern Peloponnese peninsula, according to University of Geneva ... corpses, according to a University of Florida researcher. Because lead ore deposits around the world differ, and as young people's teeth absorb traces of the metal in the environment, ...

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    Short Science, August 10, 2014

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by AGENCIES

    ... the time, which is a boon for big, factory-style greenhouses. Researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands said they had trawled through the genome of a strain of wild tomato native ...

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    Short Science, July 27, 2014

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by AGENCIES

    ... University of the Sunshine Coast, is researching the ancient shoreline of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. He said an island group approached him to help find the graves, believed to be of more ...




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