Archive: 07/26/2009

An 'eye catching' vision discovery

Nearly all species have some ability to detect light. At least three types of cells in the retina allow us to see images or distinguish between night and day. Now, researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of ...

dateJul 26, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Hydrocarbons in the deep Earth?

The oil and gas that fuels our homes and cars started out as living organisms that died, were compressed, and heated under heavy layers of sediments in the Earth's crust. Scientists have debated for years ...

dateJul 26, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Global warming may impede eelgrass growth

Scientist Ron Thom probably knows more than anyone else about the growth of eelgrass, the humble marine plant commonly found in sheltered bays, inlets and other shallow waters.

dateJul 26, 2009 in Ecology
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Wedding dance video goes viral

A Minnesota couple's joyous wedding dance featuring the bride and groom boogieing down the aisle to the altar has become a Web sensation, racking up millions of views on YouTube.

dateJul 26, 2009 in Internet
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