Archive: 11/08/2010

The Mysterious Roving Rocks of Racetrack Playa

In a particularly parched region of an extraordinary planet, rocks big and small glide across a mirror-flat landscape, leaving behind a tangle of trails. Some rocks travel in pairs, their two tracks so perfectly in synch ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Workers say 'green' buildings boost productivity

( -- Workers who moved from conventional office buildings to environmentally friendly “green” buildings said they called in sick less often and were more productive, according to a study by a team of Michigan ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Other
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Lithium shows no benefit for people with ALS

A new study has found that the drug lithium is not effective in treating people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. The research is published in the August 11, 2010, online issue ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Medical research
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