Archive: 01/24/2008

Earth's getting 'soft' in the middle

Since we can’t sample the deepest regions of the Earth, scientists watch the velocity of seismic waves as they travel through the planet to determine the composition and density of that material. Now a new ...

Jan 24, 2008 4.4 / 5 (19) 2

Elusive pancreatic stem cells found in adult mice

Just as many scientists had given up the search, researchers have discovered that the pancreas does indeed harbor stem cells with the capacity to generate new insulin-producing beta cells. If the finding made in adult mice ...

Jan 24, 2008 4 / 5 (3) 0