Archive: 03/18/2011

Important role for the cerebellum

Hereditary diseases such as epilepsy or various coordination disorders may be caused by changes in nerve cells of the cerebellum, which do not set in until after birth. This is reported by Bochum's neuroscientists in the Jo ...

Mar 18, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Can biochar help suppress greenhouse gases?

Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas and a precursor to compounds that contribute to the destruction of the ozone. Intensively managed, grazed pastures are responsible for an increase in nitrous oxide ...

Mar 18, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 1

Dueling algorithms

There's an old joke about two hikers on a trail, one wearing hiking boots and the other running shoes. "Why the running shoes?” the first hiker asks. "In case of bears,” the second answers. The first ...

Mar 18, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 5 | with audio podcast