Archive: 10/31/2006

First step to test tube rhinos

Scientists from the Leibniz-Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Berlin, Germany, together with veterinarians from Australia, have performed a world first by harvesting egg cells from a black rhino ...

Oct 31, 2006 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

Can Helium-4 Transition to a Supersolid?

For forty years supersolid behavior has been predicted, and since the 1970s, theories about supersolid behavior involving helium-4 have been developed. However, it wasn’t until 2004 that some evidence of supersolid behavior ...

Oct 31, 2006 4.2 / 5 (36) 0 feature

Mass copying of genes speeds up evolution

In the latest issue of PNAS, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Swedish-American team of researchers show how selective gene amplification-­mass copying of a specific gene­-can increase the speed with w ...

Oct 31, 2006 4.5 / 5 (8) 0
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