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Environment - Veterinary - 02.06.2009
Trading Energy for Safety, Bees Extend Legs to Stay Stable in Wind
Cambridge, Mass. June 2, 2009 - New research shows some bees brace themselves against wind and turbulence by extending their sturdy hind legs while flying. But this approach comes at a steep cost, increasing aerodynamic drag and the power required for flight by roughly 30 percent, and cutting into the bees' flight performance.

Earth Sciences - Veterinary - 04.05.2009
Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs
Princeton geoscientist Gerta Keller and a research team have compiled new evidence disproving a popular theory that an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs about 65 million years ago.

Environment - Veterinary - 13.04.2009
In face of global warming, can wilderness remain natural?
In face of global warming, can wilderness remain natural?
BERKELEY — For those who think of nature as a wild, unspoiled Eden that preserves the natural flora and fauna free from human interference, global warming has a nasty surprise in store, according to University of California, Berkeley, biologist Anthony Barnosky.

Health - Veterinary - 06.04.2009

Health - Veterinary - 26.02.2009
Imperial scientist commended for using fewer animals in research
Imperial scientist commended for using fewer animals in research Researcher commended in NC3Rs prize - Friday 27 February 2009 By Lucy Goodchild A researcher exploring dangerous blood clots in the lungs has been recognised for his contributions to reducing the number of mice used in experiments.