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Paper challenges 1491 Amazonian population theories
There's a scholarly debate brewing
about whether pre-Columbian Amazonian populations settled in large numbers across Amazonia and created the modern forest setting that many conservationists take to be ‘natural.' This view has become fashionable among many archaeologists and anthropo...
Immune system's distress signal tells bacteria when to strike back
...em. Once Pseudomonas detects the first signs of a brewing
immune response, they also begin to prepare for battle, gathering information and responding with their own counteroffensive. Their first move is a process called quorum sensing, which bacteria use to gauge their own numbers. When interferon-gamma b...
While on trail of dioxin, scientists pinpoint cancer target of green tea
...into account different types of teas and different brewing
processes, or how much tea one needs to drink. "It's important to find out the source of green tea's protective effects," says Gasiewicz, professor and chair of Environmental Medicine and director of Rochester's Environmental Health Science Center. ...
New research indicates a 'troubled' greenhouse is brewing
...ose study indicating that a troubled greenhouse is brewing
is published in the April issue of the journal Geology. In this case, the word "troubled" refers to the stormy conditions shown to have been in play during a well-known greenhouse event some 55 million years ago during the late Paleocene epoch. Reta...