Biology
  • Lean ground beef for sale on the opening day of the new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Panorama City, California, a working class suburb of Los Angeles, about 13 miles (20km) northwest of downtown LA on September 28, 2012.

    An analysis of more than 33,000 cases of foodborne illness shows that ground beef and chicken have caused more hospitalizations than other meats.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 23, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT
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  • This April 10, 2008 file photograph shows three right whales cresting their tails on the surface near Provincetown, Mass., in Cape Cod Bay. A study off the Massachusetts coast has concluded that increasing amounts of underwater noise, largely from shipping traffic, is surrounding rare right whales in an "acoustic smog," making it harder for them to communicate.

    Increasing amounts of underwater noise, largely from shipping traffic, are enveloping rare right whales in "acoustic smog" that makes it harder for them to communicate.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 25, 2012, 10:00 AM EDT
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