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Some schools may have banned the use of Wikipedia as a research aid for projects, but educators are sure to give their blessing to a new online information source. Biological scientific communities from around the world have joined in an international effort to create an online encyclopedia of the 1.8 million known species of life on Earth.

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong welcomed the city's second pair of pandas on Thursday, flown in from China to mark the 10th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule with high hopes that they would soon breed.

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Brazilian researchers used computer simulation to find the answer from two previous theories.  What they found might surprise you!
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Monday, 16 April 2007 04:25

T-rex may have tasted like chicken

The most feared predator in history is actually related to a Sunday roast, according to a new US academic study. The study conducted by Dr Mary Schweitzer assistant professor of paleontology at North Carolina State University and researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center analyzed protein from a 68 million year old Tyrannosaurus rex fossil.

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Tuesday, 10 April 2007 04:38

The PS3 can see inside you

The PlayStation 3 has a heart of Cell/B E processors.  Medical scientists at the Mayo Clinic are now using this processor to create 3D images of patient's hearts, and other internals.

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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean scientists, disgraced for massive fraud in stem cell studies, are being investigated for possibly manipulating data in a paper on producing the world's first cloned wolves, officials said on Monday.

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MPs have warned that the UK government's proposed ban on hybrid embryos could damage UK science, and charged that it will restrict development of life-saving stem cell treatments.

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The Lek Paradox states that—given the chance—females will choose particularly attractive traits when selecting their mates in men. Over time, this repetition “should” remove those particular genetic traits from being apparent during the mating process. In essence, making everyone look the same.

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Monday, 26 March 2007 08:23

PlayStation 3 storms Folding@Home leaderboard

The addition of a Folding@Home client to the latest PlayStation 3 firmware has delivered a major boost to the distributed computing project.

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Monday, 26 March 2007 05:38

Human gene 'cures' colour-blind mice

Mice normally see a limited range of colours - similar to the palette available to people with red-green colour blindness - but researchers have found that inserting a relevant human gene gives them much broader colour vision.

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Sunday, 25 March 2007 13:45

Is that chimp angry? Facial cues crucial

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The arch of an eyebrow or the curve of a lip tells chimps a lot about each other, a finding that may give scientists new understanding about the evolution of human communication, researchers reported on Friday.

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Saturday, 24 March 2007 04:02

Very rare Long-whiskered Owlet seen in Peru

The Long-whiskered Owlet is a very rare species of tiny owl. Discovered in 1976, it has not been seen in the wild until it appeared suddenly in February 2007 to researchers working in the Area de Conservación Privada de Abra Patricia in the northern jungle of Peru.
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Wednesday, 21 March 2007 22:24

First burrowing dinosaur fossils discovered

U.S. and Japanese palaeontologists have found the first fossil evidence of dinosaurs living in underground burrows and caring for their young.
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Thursday, 15 March 2007 21:45

Live longer: eat better and less!

It has been common knowledge that animals live longer when their diet is low in calories but still complete in needed nutrients. However, only recently has evidence shown that humans also abide by the same saying: live longer, eat better and less.
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American biologist and genome pioneer J. Craig Venter and his team have journeyed two years and several thousands of kilometers in order to collect bacteria, viruses, and proteins that may be helpful to humankind.

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U.S. researchers have discovered gangster-like behavior in cowbirds.
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University of Utah researcher contends that males of the genus Australopithecus, our immediate ancestors, had short legs to maintain better balance when fighting over women.

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Florida researchers discover that lice first jumped from gorillas to humans about 3.3 million years ago.
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Friday, 09 March 2007 04:32

Morals: what's right and wrong?

A psychologist has been pondering morality. He concludes that humans are born able to tell right from wrong and whether you are religious or not doesn’t make much difference.

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A robot salamander created at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology supports its developers' theory of how animals made the transition from swimming to walking.

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