Archive: 08/22/2006

Revealing the earth's secrets

In biology textbooks the world over you can read about how important bacteria in the soil are for plants and animals. Now the textbooks might have to be rewritten.

Aug 22, 2006 4.5 / 5 (10) 0

Rehydrate -- your RNA needs it

Water, that molecule-of-all-trades, is famous for its roles in shaping the Earth, sustaining living creatures and serving as a universal solvent. Now, researchers at the University of Michigan and the Academy of Sciences ...

Aug 22, 2006 3.9 / 5 (8) 0

Ant jaws break speed record, propel insects into air

A species of ant native to Central and South America is entering the annals of extreme animal movement, boasting jaws arguably more impressive than such noteworthy contenders as the great white shark and the ...

Aug 22, 2006 4.6 / 5 (13) 0