Archive: 09/25/2007

Viewing dye-packed vesicles causes them to explode

It’s a long-standing question: Can just the act of observing an experiment affect the results? According to a new study by Rockefeller University scientists, if the experiment uses a fluorescent dye called acridine orange, ...

Sep 25, 2007 3.5 / 5 (6) 0

'Kissing cousins'

Understanding whether inbreeding accounts for early mortality is a long-standing concern in demographic research. Analyzing Bedouin villages in Bekaa, Lebanon, in which the marriage rate among first cousins is more than twice ...

Sep 25, 2007 4 / 5 (6) 0