Archive: 12/20/2007

Youngsters Prefer a Home Like Mom's

When young mice leave their mothers' homes, they choose to live in places much like the ones where they were raised, according to research done at UC Davis.

Dec 20, 2007 4 / 5 (3) 0

How Cagey Electrons Keep Hydrated

Water, despite its essential role in nature, remains a deeply mysterious substance. A long list of water's unusual properties tantalizes researchers even today, and scientists at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation ...

Dec 20, 2007 4.2 / 5 (17) 0

Maintain, don't gain during the holidays

For many people, the holiday season brings shopping and parties with plenty of delicious food. How do you maintain good eating habits and avoid weight gain when there are so many temptations that can doom even the most disciplined ...

Dec 20, 2007 2.3 / 5 (4) 0

You've got mail -- somewhere

New "smart" email search software from IBM can figure out what you are trying to find, even when you aren't so sure yourself. Its semantic search capabilities allow you to search on concepts and ideas rather than set-in-stone ...

Dec 20, 2007 4.4 / 5 (5) 0