Archive: 8/10/2009

Trimming the Tree of Life

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a sense, Antonis Rokas is an arborist: He is a member of a small cadre to scientists who are applying the growing power of genomics to untangle and correctly arrange the branches of the Tree of Life.

dateOct 08, 2009 in Evolution
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Eating fish has no effect on health of large intestine

It appears that eating more fish has no effect on the health of the large intestine. Neither was there any difference between eating salmon and cod. In other words, there are no additional indications that fish consumption ...

dateOct 08, 2009 in Health
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Microwaving Water from Moondust (w/ Video)

NASA is figuring out how to make water from moondust. Sounds like magic? "No magic--" says Ed Ethridge of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center "-- just microwaves. We're showing how microwaves can extract water from moondust ...

dateOct 08, 2009 in Space Exploration
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