Archive: 08/13/2005

Siesta may become part of British life

The siesta -- a long midday break possibly including a nap -- may be become a way of life in Britain, if climate change results in warmer summers.

Aug 13, 2005
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Long-sought flower-inducing molecule found

Researchers at the UmeƄ Plant Science Centre at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden, report about a breakthrough in our understanding of how plants control their flowering. In an article published ...

Aug 13, 2005
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Crackling Planets

Have you ever walked across a wool carpet in leather-soled shoes on a dry winter day, and then reached out toward a doorknob? ZAP! A stinging spark leaps between your fingers and the metal knob.

Aug 13, 2005
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