Archive: 09/16/2008

Fantastic photographs of fluorescent fish

Scientists have discovered that certain fish are capable of glowing red. Research published today in BMC Ecology includes striking images of fish fluorescing vivid red light.

Sep 16, 2008 4.2 / 5 (18) 0

A dark matter disk in our Galaxy

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of scientists predict that our Galaxy, the Milky Way, contains a disk of ‘dark matter’. In a paper published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, ...

Sep 16, 2008 4.4 / 5 (57) 6

New study will make criminals sweat

(PhysOrg.com) -- The inventor of a revolutionary new forensic fingerprinting technique claims criminals who eat processed foods are more likely to be discovered by police through their fingerprint sweat corroding ...

Sep 16, 2008 3.9 / 5 (14) 0

'Biological clock' genes control plant growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 125 years ago Charles Darwin first reported that most plants grow in a spurt during the night, not the day – and this week, scientists are reporting the discovery of the genes ...

Sep 16, 2008 4.3 / 5 (4) 0