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· July, 2006

Stories about Science from July, 2006

South Korea: fan death

Robert Koehler in Marmot's Hole blogs about the urban legend of “fan death” in South Korea: Can you really die from falling asleep with your fan on and your windows...

Nigeria: Fear of science

Of all the science-related fears Chippla has encountered, none seems greater than the fear of mathematics, he writes, among other musings on the discovery of the cause of malaria and...

African Women: Call for Nominations

African Women posts a call for nominations for the African Women of Distinction book and video exhibition scheduled for December 2006. The aim, the announcement says, is to profile the...

Reunion: chikungunya and environment

Says Dijoux.re regarding (Fr) the chikungunya epidemic plaguing Reunion, “the impact study of the effect of the measures taken to fight the virus on the environment showed that large scale...

Panama: Database of Trees

Al Aire Libre! links to a bilingual database of Panamanian flora (ES) from the Institute of Tropical Investigations (STRI).

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