Friday, May 15, 2009

Decreased Ice Melt - Due to Lead? and More for Friday, May 15, 2009

Ice sheet melt threat reassessed

Global Warming Curbed By Lead Pollution?

Ocean Circulation Doesn't Work As Expected

Breakthrough In The Treatment Of Bacterial Meningitis

New Tissue Scaffold Regrows Cartilage And Bone

Brain chemical may play key role in anxiety

Basic fibroblast growth factor 2

Eating Fish, Nuts And Olive Oil May Be Associated With Reduced Risk Of Age-related Blindness

Neandertals Sophisticated And Fearless Hunters, New Analysis Shows

Homo neanderthalensis

Swine flu closes schools

Human noses too cold for bird flu

Tall story: Scientists fail to get to the bottom of giraffe evolution

Giraffa camelopardalis

Australian court halts killing of kangaroos;_ylt=Agc3N8_zytePmxJ1kQqSndkPLBIF

Surfer rescues drowning kangaroo

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More Critically Endangered Birds On Red List

Anodorhynchus leari

Eriocnemis isabellae

Heteromirafra sidamoensis

Camarhynchus pauper

Bizarre bird gets private beach in Indonesia;_ylt=ArSGvqRjbESsUhuzXXiZ7gIPLBIF

Macrocephalon maleo

Hopes of fitting tags to ospreys

Fish that triggers hallucinations found off British coast

Sarpa salpa

For Northern Shrimp Populations In North Atlantic, Timing Is Everything

Pandalus borealis

Oldest Example Of Mutualism: Termites And Protozoa Discovered Together In Ancient Amber

George O Poinar Jr. Description of an early Cretaceous termite (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) and its associated intestinal protozoa, with comments on their co-evolution. Parasites & Vectors, 2009; 2 (12) DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-2-12

Dire warnings of insect extinctions may be wide of the mark

Scorpion Sting: Antivenom Results In Prompt Recovery From Nerve Poisoning, Study Shows

How Bees Hold Onto Flowers: 'Velcro'-like Structures On Flower Petals Help Bees Stick

Coral: Climate Change Could Displace Millions

The plant that can water itself

Rheum palaestinum

Ginger Found to Ease Nausea of Cancer Treatment

Medicinal Plant Kava Safe And Effective In Reducing Anxiety, Study Suggests

Piper methysticum

Potential Anti-ulcer Herb Medicine: Rocket 'Eruca Sativa'

Eruca sativa

Medicinal Plant, St John's Wort, May Reduce Neuronal Degeneration Caused By Parkinson's Disease

Hypericum perforatum

Switchgrass Genome May Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Panicum virgatum

Grilling With Charcoal Less Climate-friendly Than Grilling With Propane, Study Finds

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