Archive: 08/8/2011

Math ability is inborn

We accept that some people are born with a talent for music or art or athletics. But what about mathematics? Do some of us just arrive in the world with better math skills than others?

dateAug 08, 2011 in Other
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Mosquitoes can't spot a spermless mate

A female mosquito cannot tell if the male that she has mated with is fertile or 'spermless' and unable to fertilise her eggs, according to a new study from scientists at Imperial College London.

dateAug 08, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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GPS monitoring of Arizona sex offenders

The use of GPS technology to monitor sex offenders should be viewed as a tool rather than a control mechanism, a team of researchers at Sam Houston State University found in a recent study.

dateAug 08, 2011 in Telecom
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Researchers study threats to white sturgeon

University of Georgia researchers are working to understand why the nation's largest freshwater fish, the white sturgeon, is struggling in northern California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta, an environmentally endangered ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in Ecology
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