Archive: 06/7/2010

Wider windrows can help dry alfalfa for dairy silage

(PhysOrg.com) -- The alfalfa silage harvests happening this month can shape the success of an entire year's milk production. That's according to South Dakota Cooperative Extension Dairy Specialist Alvaro Garcia, who said ...

Jun 07, 2010 3 / 5 (1) 0

New hope for melanoma patients

(PhysOrg.com) -- A therapy that multiplies the effect of a natural disease-fighting antibody has extended the lives of patients with metastatic melanoma in a large, international clinical trial. The study’s researchers ...

Jun 07, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

How the brain recognizes objects

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research have developed a new mathematical model to describe how the human brain visually identifies objects. The model accurately predicts ...

Jun 07, 2010 4.5 / 5 (15) 0 | with audio podcast

Unattractive guppies have better sperm

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists studying tropical guppies have discovered that the less colorful and attractive males have better quality sperm, while the attractive fish invest in their appearance at the expense ...

Jun 07, 2010 3.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast report

3 Questions: Noelle Selin on curbing mercury

The first United Nations negotiating session for a global, legally binding mercury treaty begins today in Stockholm. Continuing through Friday, this is the first of five planned negotiating sessions that will ...

Jun 07, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0