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That affected the Chernobyl accident birds

That affected the Chernobyl accident birds

The April 26, 1986 occurred northwest of the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl the worst nuclear accident in history. Despite the extent of the disaster, 25 years after its actual incidence it remains unknown. An international research team now demonstrates for ...

The red fire ant is a globetrotter

The red fire ant is a globetrotter

Researchers at the Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Department of Agriculture United States has used the DNA of the red fire ant to study the course of its successive invasions during its expansion across three continents. I According to the ...

CO2 emissions will reach a new record in 2014

CO2 emissions will reach a new record in 2014

I The main cause of global warming will exceed this year a record high of 40.000 million tons, representing an increase of 2.5% compared to the previous survey, according to "Global Carbon Project", led by researchers at the Center Tyndall ...

Published top ten new species 2009

Published top ten new species 2009

The International Institute for Species Exploration of Arizona State University has unveiled its Top Ten of new animals and plants discovered in 2009. One carnivorous sponge, a fish with teeth or a spider weaving gold species are some of the ...

Habitat loss threatens the world felines

Habitat loss threatens the world felines

I Almost half of the 36 species of felines living in the wild in the world are threatened, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. I Furthermore, the lack of studies on the loss and fragmentation of habitats they ...

Chimps beat humans in memory exercises

Chimps beat humans in memory exercises

If you want to test your memory, is not faced with a chimpanzee. According to a study published today in the journal Current Biology, these animals are better able to retain information than humans. The Japanese researcher Tetsuro Matsuzawa of Kyoto ...