Archive: 01/20/2010

Energy of attacking virus revealed

For the first time the research world has managed to measure the energy that is used when a virus infects a cell. The aim is to find a way to reduce the amount of energy inside the virus and thereby ultimately find a medicine ...

Jan 20, 2010 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Feet may be the key to hand evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in Canada have used a mathematical model to simulate the evolution from an ape-like hand to the modern-day human hand, and discovered that changes in our fingers and hands developed ...

Jan 20, 2010 4.3 / 5 (4) 3 | with audio podcast report

'Survival of the cutest' proves Darwin right

Domestic dogs have followed their own evolutionary path, twisting Darwin's directive "survival of the fittest" to their own needs -- and have proved him right in the process, according to a new study by biologists Chris Klingenberg, ...

Jan 20, 2010 4 / 5 (7) 3 | with audio podcast