Archive: 02/16/2006

New Clues in the Plant Mating Mystery

New data suggest that molecular communication between the plant sexes--specifically the pollen of males and pistils of females--is more complicated than originally thought. Plants, like animals, avoid inbreeding ...

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Einstein Equations

Throughout the years mathematicians and physicists have been finding various solutions to Einstein’s equations. These solutions have helped scientists better understand the nature of our cosmos, as well develop ...

Feb 16, 2006 4.6 / 5 (73) 0 feature

America's favorite pastime: Web surfing?

Jolene Troup finds herself surfing the Web during her downtime at work, whether it be checking her online banking statement or her Myspace mail to playing games or reading up on course descriptions on her school's ...

Feb 16, 2006 4 / 5 (5) 0

New understanding of DNA repair

A mechanism by which genes are repaired has been described in detail for the first time. This new understanding may, in the long term, provide the scientific foundation upon which therapies to treat genetic diseases or cancers ...

Feb 16, 2006 4.6 / 5 (7) 0