Archive: 7/12/2010

WikiLeaks founder is jailed in Britain in sex case

(AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested and jailed without bail Tuesday in a sex-crimes investigation, but his organization scarcely missed a beat, releasing a new batch of the secret cables that U.S. officials ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Business
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Melanopsin looks on the bright side of life

Better known as the light sensor that sets the body's biological clock, melanopsin also plays an important role in vision: Via its messengers-so-called melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells, or mRGCs-it forwards information ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Pavement sealant identified as major pollutant

A black sealant sprayed on parking lots, driveways and playgrounds turns out to be the largest contributor to the rise of a toxic pollutant in urban lakes and reservoirs across America, according to a U.S. Geological Survey ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Environment
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