Archive: 05/18/2006

Colombian frog believed extinct found alive

Researchers exploring a Colombian mountain range found surviving members of a species of Harlequin frog believed extinct due to a killer fungus wiping out amphibian populations in Central and South America.

May 18, 2006 4.5 / 5 (11) 0

Clocking events at the nanoscale

As scientists and engineers build devices at smaller and smaller scales, grasping the dynamics of how materials behave when they are subjected to electrical signals, sound and other manipulations has proven to be beyond the ...

May 18, 2006 4.4 / 5 (17) 0

Even when faint, ovary scent draws sperm cells

Mice are known to have a keen sense of smell, but it's not just their noses that are adept at picking up a scent, a new study shows. In this week's Analytical Chemistry, scientists at Indiana University Bloomi ...

May 18, 2006 5 / 5 (4) 0

Searching for the soul in the machine

If computers could create a society, what kind of world would they make? Thanks to the work of an ambitious project that adds a whole new meaning to the phrase, ‘computer society’, in which millions of ...

May 18, 2006 4.6 / 5 (78) 0