Archive: 01/9/2008

How We Localize Surround Sound

You're walking down a busy street, with cars and buses driving past and bits of conversations reaching your ears, when you hear someone call your name. You turn about 60 degrees to your left and look up to ...

Jan 09, 2008 4.3 / 5 (32) 2 feature

Life savers in the gut

Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have discovered that proteins that regulate the body's iron household play a vital role in making sure enough nutrients and water are absorbed in the intestine. ...

Jan 09, 2008 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

Proton-powered pooping

Muscles usually contract when a neurotransmitter molecule is released from nerve cells onto muscle cells. But University of Utah scientists discovered that bare subatomic protons can act like larger, more ...

Jan 09, 2008 4.5 / 5 (13) 0