One Dose of Radiation Causes 30 Percent Spongy Bone Loss
Mice receiving just one therapeutic dose of radiation lost up to 39% of the spongy portion of their inner bone, reducing the inner bone’s weight bearing connections by up to 64%, researchers reported. The study, which appears ...
Allergy battle could be won in five years, says scientist
Allergies such as asthma, eczema and hay fever could be snuffed out within five years thanks to pioneering work at The University of Manchester.
Lunar Touchdown For China
Recently, the media has experienced another cascade of reports on the possibility of a Chinese manned lunar program. Translations of an article from a Hong Kong newspaper have hit the wires, and even found their way back ...
Parental forgiveness cuts bullying conduct
Australian researchers say they've determined parental forgiveness and reconciliation can lessen the recurrence of bullying among adolescents.
Synthetic cannabis chemical reduces pain
Texas researchers say a synthetic version of the chemical that gives marijuana smokers their high can also act as a pain reliever.
Degree offered in computer game design
The University of California-Santa Cruz has approved a new science major in computer game design.
U.S. government produces science kits
The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven (N.Y.) National Laboratory has developed science education kits for middle school, high school and college students.
Scientists develop 'tricorder' sensor
In an example of science imitating science fiction, U.S. researchers are developing a Star Trek-type sensor to detect bioweapons in sealed packages.
How parachute spiders invade new territory
Researchers have developed a new model that explains how spiders are able to ‘fly’ or ‘parachute’ into new territory on single strands of silk – sometimes covering distances of hundreds of miles over ...