Archive: 2/07/2012

The advantages of being first

How people make choices depends on many factors, but a new study finds people consistently prefer the options that come first: first in line, first college to offer acceptance, first salad on the menu – first is considered ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Melon genome sequenced

A consortium of nine research centres has obtained the melon genome, a horticultural specie with high economic value around the world. It is the first time that a Spanish initiative that unites private and state-run centres ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in Biotechnology
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