December 2008 (Archive)

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McDonald's recalls Shrek glasses due to potential cadmium risk — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced…
Hogchoker - the new Internet star — A small flatfish living along the coast of North America is the…
Cancer deaths are projected to double by 2030 — Cancer deaths are projected to double in the next two decades.…

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Wasps clock faces like humans — Face recognition in golden paper wasps may be an adaptation to…
Entangled diamonds vibrate together — Objects big enough for the eye to see have been placed in a weirdly…
How animals predict earthquakes — Animals may sense chemical changes in groundwater that occur…
New Icelandic volcano eruption could have global impact — Hundreds of metres under one of Iceland's largest glaciers there…

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Archived news stories published in December 2008 [chronologically, reverse order]
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Ghostly glow reveals galaxy clusters in collision
Ghostly glow reveals galaxy clusters in collision — A team of scientists, including astronomers from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), have detected long wavelength radio…
Scientists probe violently variable black holes
Scientists probe violently variable black holes — Unique observations of the flickering light from the surroundings of two black holes provide new insights into the colossal…
Apple unveils an all new MacBook family
Apple unveils an all new MacBook family — Apple unveiled an all new MacBook family that redefines notebook design, and at the same time dramatically lowers the entry…
Model predicts system remaining life, links to inventory
Model predicts system remaining life, links to inventory — New research at the Georgia Institute of Technology could soon make predicting the degradation and remaining useful life…

Cell movements totally modular, Stanford study shows

— 1 Dec 2008 | Health

A study describing how cells within blood vessel walls move en masse overturns an assumption common in the age of genomics - that the proteins driving cell behaviour are doing so much multitasking that it would be near impossible to group them according to a few discrete functions…

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