Archive: 02/29/2012

Asteroid 2011 AG5 - A reality check

(PhysOrg.com) -- Asteroid 2011 AG5 has been receiving a lot of attention lately because of a very unlikely scenario which would place it on an Earth-interception course 28 years from now.  Here is a scientific ...

Feb 29, 2012
4.6 / 5 (5) 4 | with audio podcast

New tool for breaking the epigenetic code

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the last dozen years, scientists have known that minuscule strings of genetic material called small RNA are critically important to our genetic makeup. But finding out what they do hasn’t ...

Feb 29, 2012
4.2 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast

Seeing science with an artist's eye

For many, the words “scientific research” call to mind a collection of cartoonish clichés – white lab coats and goggles, microscopes and bubbling beakers. But research isn’t just a ...

Feb 29, 2012
4.5 / 5 (2) 2