Friday, April 24, 2009

Arbor Day and More for Friday, April 24, 2009

Arbor Day

Remembering the lost forests of America

New swine flu strain caused 800 Mexican cases, health minister says

Mexico shuts schools around capital in flu scare

Deadly outbreak in Mexico caused by swine flu

Swine flu

Ice Sheet Behavior Much More Volatile And Dynamic Than Previously Thought, Tahiti Corals Show

Achoo! Nasty spring ahead for allergies

World premiere of brain orchestra

Mammalian Gene Control Code Cracked

Cow genome 'to transform farming'
"The full sequence of a cow's genome has been published, revealing coded secrets that could revolutionise agriculture".


Ancient cattle species re-introduced to Britain

Heck cattle/ Bos taurus / auroch / Bos primigenius

Cattle genes may give clues about human health

Horse Deaths Raise Drug Safety Concerns

Mystery Of Horse Domestication Solved?


Are Your Pets' Flea, Tick Meds Safe?

Abandoned baby kangaroo gets life-saving milk

'Missing link' fossil seal walked

Origin Of Seals: Evidence Of Missing Link

Puijila darwini

Mara wildlife in serious decline

Masai Mara National Reserve

FAA publicizes bird strike data


Insight Into Fish Disease To Help Protect Farmed Fish Stocks

Proliferative kidney disease / Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae

Spectacular Recovery From Coral Bleaching At Great Barrier Reef Marine Park In Australia

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Orchard losses 'threaten species'


Bacteria Tapped To Battle Crop-Damaging Roundworms

Heterodera glycines

Meloidogyne incognita

Caenorhabditis elegans


Drowned spiders come back from the dead

Arctosa Fulvolineata

Scientists make super-strong metallic spider silk

Spider silk / gossamer

Animals Get The Boot From Bronx Zoo

Our Penchant For Rarity Could Threaten Conservation Efforts

Animals That Seem Identical May Be Completely Different Species

Breakthrough In Making Therapeutic Stem Cells

Plants Absorb More Carbon Under Hazy Skies

Estimating Crop Residue From Space Via Satellite

'Clean' coal plants get go-ahead

Pollution 'fights global warming'

No 'Burp' Accelerating Climate Change? Wetlands Likely Source Of Methane From Ancient Warming Event

Ancient fertilizer technique could help poor farmers, store carbon

Egyptian woman contracts bird flu as cases mount

Immune system researchers win $500K medical prize

Albany Medical Center Prize

Experts identify cells causing severe malaria

Salmonella Strain's Path To Virulence Uncovered

Muscle Deterioration In Patients With Lung Disease Seen Connected To Heightened Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Blood

Scientists grow blood vessels for patients

Evidence Mounts That Short Or Poor Sleep Can Lead To Increased Eating And Risk Of Diabetes

Grapefruit Juice Boosts Drug's Anti-cancer Effects, Study Suggests

Citrus × paradisi

Microbe-powered 'fart' machine stores energy

Gal chased by bear gets run down by car

40-pound tumor cut from 82-pound woman

First Dog is 'crazy,' Michelle Obama tells kids

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