Archive: 10/29/2007

Dead clams tell many tales

Inventories of living and dead organisms could serve as a relatively fast, simple and inexpensive preliminary means of assessing human impact on ecosystems. The University of Chicago's Susan Kidwell explains ...

Oct 29, 2007
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A Rosetta Stone for traditional Chinese medicine

Scientists in the United Kingdom have "decoded" the inscrutable language of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), revealing its strong chemical foundation in a way that may help scientists mine age-old Chinese medicines to ...

Oct 29, 2007
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Astronomers simulate life and death in the universe

Stars always evolve in the universe in large groups, known as clusters. Astronomers distinguish these formations by their age and size. The question of how star clusters are created from interstellar gas clouds and why they ...

Oct 29, 2007
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The lively little girl is a miracle for everyone

When the bag of waters burst in the 20th week of pregnancy, the unborn child only had a very slim chance of surviving birth. The high risk of infection was not the only risk to Miriam's life. Her lungs stopped growing, and ...

Oct 29, 2007
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