Archive: 27/02/2006

Early humans on the menu

It is a widely accepted view in both research and popular literature: our ancient ancestors were hunters; aggressive, competitive and natural killers. This “Man the Hunter” idea has long influenced our understanding of ...

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Mangroves importance and decline studied

Scientists say mangroves, the backbone of tropical ocean coastlines, are far more important to the global ocean's biosphere than previously thought.

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Explaining Nanotech

Who will operate the nanotechnology factories of the future? Will the public be able to make informed decisions about new nanometer-scale products and services? Will tomorrow’s nanotechnology industry face the same kind ...

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NASA technology 'shoots' for crime scene investigations

What do a NASA engineer and a detective have in common? The answer is a new NASA photographic laser device that helps look for damages on NASA's Space Shuttle that can also be used to "shoot" more details in crime scenes.

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Researchers unlock how cells determine their functions

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have discovered a molecular mechanism directing the fate and function of cells during animal development. The findings could hold promise for the advancement of cancer ...

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Study: Football coaches are conservative

A University of California-Berkeley researcher says he's discovered professional football coaches tend toward conservative decision-making behavior.

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Study: Football coaches are conservative

A University of California-Berkeley researcher says he's discovered professional football coaches tend toward conservative decision-making behavior.

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NASA Ships External Fuel Tank for Next Space Shuttle Mission

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans, workers at the nearby NASA Michoud Assembly Facility persevered through their own personal hardships to deliver a newly designed external fuel tank for ...

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