Archive: 02/08/2008

Moss protein plays role in Alzheimer's Disease

Preventing Alzheimer's disease is a goal of Raphael Kopan, Ph.D., professor of molecular biology and pharmacology at the Washington University School of Medicine. The moss plant Physcomitrella patens studied ...

Feb 08, 2008 4.4 / 5 (15) 2

Extremophile Hunt Begins

A team of scientists has just left the country to explore a very strange lake in Antarctica; it is filled with, essentially, extra-strength laundry detergent. No, the researchers haven't spilled coffee on ...

Feb 08, 2008 4.6 / 5 (36) 0

Teams battle to on-screen victory

Tanks, soldiers, snipers, mortars and bombers fanned out rapidly over unfamiliar undulating terrain, searching for their enemy counterparts and trying to seize control of battle towers. Some armies swarmed ...

Feb 08, 2008 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Studying rivers for clues to global carbon cycle

In the science world, in the media, and recently, in our daily lives, the debate continues over how carbon in the atmosphere is affecting global climate change. Studying just how carbon cycles throughout the Earth is an enormous ...

Feb 08, 2008 4.2 / 5 (5) 1