Archive: 04/30/2007

Trafficking in Proteins

Proteins work hard: they are the main elements of bones, muscles, hair, skin and blood vessels. They fight off disease, regulate tumor growth and produce all the energy in the human body. But before they can do this amazing ...

Apr 30, 2007 5 / 5 (1) 0

Noxious Lightning

Lightning is more than light and noise: It's an intense chemical factory that affects both local air quality and global climate. But how big is the effect? Researchers aren't sure. To answer the question they're ...

Apr 30, 2007 4.1 / 5 (17) 0

What People Say May Not Be What They Know

What a person says is not necessarily an indication of what that person knows because speech is motivated by social circumstances and the desire to influence the listener. Two researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia ...

Apr 30, 2007 2.9 / 5 (10) 0