Archive: 06/10/2008

Arsenic and new rice

Amid recent reports of dangerous levels of arsenic being found in some baby rice products, scientists have found a protein in plants that could help to reduce the toxic content of crops grown in environments with high levels ...

Jun 10, 2008 4 / 5 (6) 0

How the brain separates audio signals from noise

How are we able to follow a single conversation in the midst of a crowded and noisy room? Little is known about how the human brain accomplishes the seemingly simple task of extracting meaningful signals from noisy acoustic ...

Jun 10, 2008 4.1 / 5 (18) 3