Archive: 08/20/2007

Rubbish heaps helped crops evolve

Rubbish heaps and backyard gardens helped early farmers domesticate crop plants, according to Oxford University scientists. Their research confirms that seeds and fruits gathered in the wild and then discarded ...

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Suitcase Science on the Moon

In October 1963, two cartographers with the Air Force Aeronautical Chart and Information Center saw a strange glow on the moon. Using the 24-inch refractor telescope at Lowell observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, ...

Aug 20, 2007 3.7 / 5 (10) 0

Emergency treatment may be only skin deep

Doctors’ unconscious racial biases may influence their decisions to treat patients and explain racial and ethnic disparities in the use of certain medical procedures, according to Alexander Green from Harvard Medical School ...

Aug 20, 2007 4.3 / 5 (3) 0