Tag: "millennium" at biology news
New Estimates For The Causes Of Child Deaths Worldwide
...05) Professor Black comments: "Achievement of the millennium
development goals of reducing child mortality by two-thirds from the 1990 rate will depend on renewed efforts to prevent and control pneumonia, diarrhoea, and undernutrition in all WHO regions, and malaria in the Africa region. In all regions, deaths...
Medieval diaries aid scientists ascertain increase in hot spots due to global warming
...a in the last century than at any time in the past millennium
a report published in Science reveals this week. The study finds that the number of 'hot spots' has increased dramatically in the Northern Hemisphere in the last century compared to the past 1200 years - adding to the growing evidence of wide-scale...
Tamed 11,400 years ago, figs were likely first domesticated crop
...idely practiced during the second half of the 12th millennium
before present throughout the Levant, the western wing of the Fertile Crescent." ...