Paul Boyle

Dec. 12, 2008

Elephant Health

Research published this week indicates that elephants in protected areas in the wild live longer, healthier lives than those in captivity.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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