Archive: 08/10/2011

How corn came to be

(PhysOrg.com) -- Corn, as we know it, didn’t always exist. A Brigham Young University biology professor published a new study that identified the functions of a gene that may have helped transform a wild ...

Aug 10, 2011 4.9 / 5 (7) 4 | with audio podcast

A spiral in Leo

(PhysOrg.com) -- This new picture from ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows NGC 3521, a spiral galaxy located about 35 million light years away in the constellation of Leo (The Lion). Spanning about 50 000 ...

Aug 10, 2011 4.8 / 5 (8) 4 | with audio podcast