Archive: 12/17/2010

Beetroot juice could help people live more active lives

New research into the health benefits of beetroot juice suggests it's not only athletes who can benefit from its performance enhancing properties – its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart ...

Dec 17, 2010
4.7 / 5 (6) 1

The many galaxy 'flavors'

(PhysOrg.com) -- This collage of galaxies from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, showcases the many "flavors" that galaxies come in, from star-studded spirals to bulging ellipticals to those ...

Dec 17, 2010
4.3 / 5 (7) 1 | with audio podcast

Tangling the microscopic ladder

If a ladder had more than one rung at each step, it would look awkward and would be a bit dangerous to climb. Ladders in the microscopic world were thought to be similar in structure, having only one particle, ...

Dec 17, 2010
3 / 5 (1) 0

Dogs can tell canine size through growls

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research has demonstrated that dogs can tell the size of another dog by listening to its growls. They are able to do this so accurately they can match the growl to a photograph of a dog ...

Dec 17, 2010 report
3.9 / 5 (15) 19 | with audio podcast