Archive: 12/09/2011

Mitochondria and the great gender divide

(Medical Xpress) -- Why are there two sexes? It’s a question that has long perplexed generations of scientists, but researchers from UCL have come up with a radical new answer: mitochondria.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Biotechnology
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In glowing, swirling dust, new stars are born

(PhysOrg.com) -- An image taken by UA astrophotographer Adam Block, chosen by NASA as Astronomy Picture of the Day, brings us the best yet glimpse into a stellar nursery about 450 light years away from Earth.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Astronomy
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All a Twitter for planning participation

For his final year research report University of Queensland Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning student, Cliff Schmidt, decided to research the role social networking sites can play in encouraging planning ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Coral reefs in warming seas

Disease outbreaks are often associated with hot weather. Because many bacteria typically multiply more rapidly in warmer conditions, it's a commonly held notion that warm-weather outbreaks are a straightforward consequence ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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