Archive: 04/5/2010

Chip checks for oral cancer

The gentle touch of a lesion on the tongue or cheek with a brush can help detect oral cancer with success rates comparable to more invasive techniques, according to preliminary studies by researchers at Rice ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Cancer
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Tropical Storm Robyn nested away from land

Tropical Storm "Robyn" didn't have to fly south for the northern hemisphere winter, like the birds (Robins), it formed in the southern hemisphere this past weekend in the Southern Indian Ocean. Infrared satellite ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Building a better brain

What does Whoopi Goldberg have to do with neuroscience? A lot, says Jeff Brown, co-author with Mark Fenske of “The Winner’s Brain.” Goldberg, an Oscar-winning actress and now the frank and hilarious moderator of “The ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Neuroscience
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'Failure is good'

“Greed is good” became a popular phrase in the aftermath of the 1987 movie Wall Street, implying that the riches of individual financiers were justified by the role those people played initiating large-scale ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Economics & Business
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