Archive: 11/09/2010

Unhappy children turn to sex and alcohol

Young children who don't like school are more likely to be involved in underage drinking and sexual activity. A study reported in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse, Treatment, Prevention and Policy, has fo ...

Nov 09, 2010 3 / 5 (3) 1

How the dragon got its 'snap'

Scientists at the John Innes Centre and the University of East Anglia are pioneering a powerful combination of computer modeling and experimental genetics to work out how the complex shapes of organs found ...

Nov 09, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 4 | with audio podcast

DNA reveals origins of first European farmers

A team of international researchers led by ancient DNA experts from the University of Adelaide has resolved the longstanding issue of the origins of the people who introduced farming to Europe some 8000 years ...

Nov 09, 2010 4.8 / 5 (21) 0 | with audio podcast