Archive: 04/11/2008

Microbes could be the key to coral death

Coral reefs could be dying out because of changes to the microbes that live in them just as much as from the direct rise in temperature caused by global warming.

Apr 11, 2008 3 / 5 (1) 1

Live-animal nerve regeneration study gets a boost

An MIT team has improved upon its landmark technology reported last year in which the researchers used a fingernail-sized lab on a chip to image, perform surgery on and sort tiny worms to study nerve regeneration.

Apr 11, 2008 3.9 / 5 (9) 0

Cycling More Intelligently

Modern bicycles leave nothing to be desired. 21, 24, 27 gears! For many amateur cyclists, such luxury is too much of a good thing. They change gear too infrequently and too late, get out of breath and don’t ...

Apr 11, 2008 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Not all smoke alarms created equal

If you thought all smoke alarms were equally effective, think again. According to a recent study by researchers from the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC) and the University of Washington in Seattle, ...

Apr 11, 2008 3.6 / 5 (5) 0