Archive: 11/18/2010

Getting sick from worry

Three years ago, Victor May began to wonder about an obscure protein. From nerve cells he was testing in his laboratory, "it looked as if it could be active in stress/anxiety pathways in the brain," he says, "but we didn't ...

Nov 18, 2010 4.8 / 5 (4) 1

A tale of two cities

You would never confuse Seattle, Washington, with New York City. One is home to about 600,000 people, the other has a population of 8.2 million. One ardently protects the wild salmon thrashing through its ...

Nov 18, 2010 4.2 / 5 (5) 0

FASTAT launch on its way

Launch of the FASTSAT Satellite is scheduled for this Friday night, November 19, at 8:24 PM ET on a Minotaur IV launch vehicle from the Alaska Aerospace Corporations Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island, ...

Nov 18, 2010 3 / 5 (1) 0

Speed heals

USC College's Samantha Butler and collaborators show that the rate and direction of axon growth in the spinal cord can be controlled, a discovery that one day may help improve treatment for spinal injuries ...

Nov 18, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast