Archive: 04/20/2009

FANTOM findings boost for biologists

Genomic regulatory blocks have unique features that may explain their ability to respond to regulatory inputs from very long distances, according to a special thematic series of companion articles from the FANTOM4 consortium. ...

Apr 20, 2009
not rated yet 0

Consumers respond to lower calorie beverage options

At Experimental Biology 2009, Dr. Maureen Storey, senior vice president of science policy for the American Beverage Association, today briefed colleagues on her new analysis indicating that consumers of all ages are drinking ...

Apr 20, 2009
not rated yet 0

Can R2 gravity explain dark matter?

(PhysOrg.com) -- "In many ways, the standard model of cosmology works very well," Jose Cembranos tells PhysOrg. "However, there are very basic features that we just do not know. We have dark energy and dark matter. They d ...

Apr 20, 2009 feature
3.4 / 5 (81) 50

Does 'sun-protective' clothing work?

Dear EarthTalk: Is there really such a thing as "sun-protective clothing"? If so, does it mean I can dispense with oily sunscreens once and for all? (John Sugarman, San Diego, Calif.)

Apr 20, 2009
5 / 5 (2) 1