Archive: 08/18/2009

The greenhouse gas that saved the world

When Planet Earth was just cooling down from its fiery creation, the sun was faint and young. So faint that it should not have been able to keep the oceans of earth from freezing. But fortunately for the creation of life, ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Fine-tuning an anti-cancer drug

Cancer remains a deadly threat despite the best efforts of science. New hopes were raised a few years ago with the discovery that the uncontrolled growth of cancer cells could be thwarted by blocking the action ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Biochemistry
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