Archive: 12/6/2005

Researchers assess rates and risks of gambling

More than 80 percent of the U.S. population gambles at some time in their lives. It might be the lottery, bingo or poker. Most never need treatment for problem gambling, but others lose control and lose their houses or cars ...

Dec 06, 2005 3.1 / 5 (11) 0

SPPS traces atoms from solid to liquid

When a snowball melts, you can tell it has achieved a liquid state when the frigid water drips through your fingers. But if you could follow the melting process, driven by the heat of your hand, from its very ...

Dec 06, 2005 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

Researchers confirm lead as cause of Beethoven's illness

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have found massive amounts of lead in bone fragments belonging to 19th Century composer Ludwig von Beethoven, confirming the cause of his years of ...

Dec 06, 2005 4.2 / 5 (14) 0