Archive: 03/27/2008

Scientists learn what's 'up' with a class of retinal cells in mice

Harvard University researchers have discovered a new type of retinal cell that plays an exclusive and unusual role in mice: detecting upward motion. The cells reflect their function in the physical arrangement of their dendrites, ...

Mar 27, 2008
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Under the sea

For the first time scientists have mapped the layers of once molten rock that lie beneath the edges of the Atlantic Ocean and measure over eight miles thick in some locations.

Mar 27, 2008
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Faster koa tree growth without adverse ecosystem effects

U.S. Forest Service scientists with the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry have completed a study on ways to make high-value koa trees grow faster, while increasing biodiversity, carbon sequestration, scenic ...

Mar 27, 2008
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