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University of Adelaide research shows climate change will cause food chain

Marine ecologists from the University of Adelaide reviewed more than 600 published studies on coral reefs, kelp forests, open oceans, and tropical and arctic waters. "These added pressures are taking away the opportunity for species to adapt to climate change". Problems in the ocean's food chains will be a direct concern for hundreds of millions of people who rely upon seafood for sustenance, medicines and income.

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Inmates May Have Survived 1962 Alcatraz Escape

That evidence will get a public viewing on the History Channel special " Alcatraz : Search for the Truth", to air on Monday. This bit of dark history starts with Alcatraz, the fortress sitting on a pile of rocks in San Francisco Bay, and ends in an escape of three men, all presumed drowned in the cold waters of the bay separating the prison from the mainland.

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Families touring Alcatraz get up close to great white feeding

Director of the San Francisco based shark conservation group Shark Stewards , David McGuire, agreed that the shark looked like a great white. During the years that Alcatraz was a state prison, prisoners were regularly told that the Bay around Alcatraz was full of great white sharks.

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Woolly Mammoths roaming Earth could soon be Reality

To make the project a reality, the Russian researchers have signed a deal with the Beijing Genomics Institute and the Sooam Biotech Research Foundation in Seoul, South Korea. Even though researchers are excited about the project, they fear that the resultant cloned creatures could end up with a myriad of health issues. "The largest concentration of remains in the world is here, so that's why we chose this area to carry out our studies", Grigorev told on Wednesday.

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Researchers Find Nine Parts of Male Genetic Code That Indicate Person's Sexuality

The new algorithm relies on information from just nine regions of the human genomeĀ and is accurate up to 70 percent. To help determine which patterns could be linked to sexual orientation, the team created an algorithm called FuzzyForest to help them sift through more than 400,000 data points.

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New Jersey Judge denies senator and environmentalists' involvement in Exxon

As WCBS 880's Kelly Waldron reported, Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan ruled that state Sen. "We believe that this is bad for the environment; bad for the taxpayers of New Jersey ", he said. The state of New Jersey opposed the intervention. Hogan appeared to agree. The state of New Jersey sued Exxon mobil back in 2004, because the company was contaminating from its refinery operations in Bayonne and Linden.