Archive: 11/2/2006

Earth: The Lone Pale Blue Dot?

A recent photo from the Cassini spacecraft shows the mighty planet Saturn, and if you look very closely between its wing-like rings, a faint pinprick of light. That tiny dot is Earth bustling with life as we ...

Nov 02, 2006 4.7 / 5 (22) 0

Icelandic swarms may provide hints on ecosystems

Wisconsin ecologists have ventured into remote parts of Iceland to explore a startling phenomenon in which trillions of gnat-like bugs periodically rise up to form hovering swarms so thick they resemble waves ...

Nov 02, 2006 4.3 / 5 (7) 0

Political-Genetic Theory Is Studied

(AP) -- Politics may not be in the blood, but it could be in the genes. That's the theory a team of political scientists and geneticists is trying to prove with extensive studies of twins, genes and brain scans.

Nov 02, 2006 2.8 / 5 (18) 0