Archive: 10/10/2006

Seals protect brain during icy dives

Norwegian scientists say they've determined seals cease shivering during long icy dives to conserve oxygen and, therefore, minimize brain damage.

Oct 10, 2006 3 / 5 (4) 0

Jaguars seen in Southwestern U.S.

Male jaguars are reportedly crossing into the Southwestern United States from Mexico, often using the same routes as drug smugglers.

Oct 10, 2006 3 / 5 (6) 0

Bacteria to run our cars, warm our homes

The United States Department of Energy has devoted $1.6 million to sequencing the DNA of six photosynthetic bacteria that Washington University in St. Louis biologists will examine for their potential as one ...

Oct 10, 2006 4.5 / 5 (45) 0

Study: Dust may dampen hurricane fury

After more than a dozen hurricanes battered the Atlantic Ocean last year, scientists are wondering what — if anything — might be causing stronger and more frequent storms. Some have pointed to rising ocean ...

Oct 10, 2006 4.8 / 5 (12) 0