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©REUTERS/Gary Cameron Crop pests moving polewards through global warming Crop-damaging insects, bacteria, fungus and viruses are moving poleward by nearly three kilometres (two miles) each year, helped by global warming.
02 сентября 2013
©REUTERS/Luke MacGregor Young women who drink face higher breast cancer risk Young women who drink alcohol every day may be raising significantly their risk of breast cancer.
29 августа 2013
Fish leaders are born, not made: study Leadership is an innate quality, said a fish study Wednesday that predicted trouble in animal social groups, also human ones, when natural roles are reversed.
29 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Science points to a new global warming source: the sea Oceans that grow more acidic through Man's fossil fuel burning emissions, can amplify global warming by releasing less of a gas that helps shield Earth from radiation.
26 августа 2013
US Air Force lacks volunteers to operate drones The US Air Force is unable to keep up with a growing demand for pilots capable of operating drones, partly due to a shortage of volunteers.
22 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of blogs.crikey.com.au Jumpy caterpillar shies the Sun: study The larva of a Vietnamese moth has devised a unique form of transport -- constructing a leaf cone and thrashing about inside to make it jump.
21 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won Study finds brain lesions in spy plane pilots Tiny brain lesions are vastly more common in US Air Force pilots who fly at high altitudes than in non-pilots.
21 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Rick Wilking Young Australians getting fatter: study Young Australians have a reputation for being fit and enjoying a sporty, outdoorsy lifestyle, but research released Monday found they are stacking on more weight than any other age group.
19 августа 2013
©REUTERS/NASA/British Antarctic Survey Too late to stop extreme heat waves: study Climate change will trigger harsher and more frequent heat waves in the next 30 years regardless of the amount of Earth-warming carbon dioxide we emit.
16 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Facebook boosts connections, not happiness: study People who use Facebook may feel more connected, but less happy.
15 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Rick Wilking Children of overweight women die younger: study Children born from obese women were 35 percent more likely to die prematurely in adulthood, according to a study Wednesday that warned of a growing epidemic.
14 августа 2013
©REUTERS World-first study tracks dwarf minke whales Dwarf minke whales have been tagged and tracked in Australia's Great Barrier Reef in a world-first pilot study which hopes to solve the mystery of where they spend the summer.
14 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Luc Gnago Study details 'severe' brutality against women in PNG Women in poverty-stricken Papua New Guinea suffer "severe brutality" with violence, including savage attacks involving knives, axes and whips, occurring in two-thirds of all families.
13 августа 2013
Big animals crucial for soil fertility: study The mass extinction of large animals in the Pleistocene era caused today's dearth of soil nutrients, scientists said Sunday, and warned of further damage if modern giants like the elephant disappear.
12 августа 2013
Green sea turtles eat more plastic than ever: study Endangered green turtles are ingesting more man-made debris, including potentially lethal plastic products, than ever before.
10 августа 2013
Dolphins remember friends' whistles for decades: study Bottlenose dolphins can remember each other's signature whistles for more than 20 years, a study said Wednesday -- the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.
07 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis Developer makes Australia's biggest charity donation A wealthy property developer on Wednesday pledged Aus$50.1 million to the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in what is believed to be the largest single charitable donation by an Australian.
07 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Some blood pressure meds boost breast cancer risk: study Postmenopausal women who take certain blood pressure medications for 10 years or more face twice the risk of developing breast cancer..
06 августа 2013
Russia home to text message fraud "cottage industry" Researchers have discovered that bilking people by infecting Android mobile phones with viruses has become a cottage industry in Russia in a criminal model that could be replicated elsewhere.
03 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Gene interplay helps to explain dengue's spread Complex genetic interaction between the mosquito and the virus that causes dengue fever lie at the spread of this dangerous disease.
02 августа 2013

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