Archive: 03/11/2011

Homeopathy prospers even as controversy rages

A popular homeopathic flu remedy boasts that it comes with no side effects, no drug interactions and won't make you drowsy. But the product also lacks something most people expect to find in their medicine: active ingredients.

Mar 11, 2011
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What does Twitter have to do with the human brain?

(PhysOrg.com) -- We like to think the human brain is special, something different from other brains and information processing systems, but a Cambridge professor is set to test that assumption – by conducting ...

Mar 11, 2011
3 / 5 (2) 1 | with audio podcast

Nanotubes: Cellular membranes on supply

(PhysOrg.com) -- When unfolding a tent for the first time, you may wonder how the huge tarpaulin fits into a bag the size of a football. Biologists wonder about something similar: when a cell divides, the ...

Mar 11, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 1 | with audio podcast

The rich chemistry around an evolved star

(PhysOrg.com) -- Over 170 molecules have been detected in space, from simple diatomic molecules like CO to complex organic molecules with over 70 atoms, like fullerene.

Mar 11, 2011
4.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast