Archive: 07/9/2007

No evidence for decline in reading

A three-year investigation by a team at The University of Manchester (UK) has shown that contrary to popular expectation, Brits spent more time reading in recent times than they did in the 1970s.

Jul 09, 2007 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

Internal clock, external light regulate plant growth

Most plants and animals show changes in activity over a 24-hour cycle. Now, for the first time, researchers have shown how a plant combines signals from its internal clock with those from the environment to show a daily rhythm ...

Jul 09, 2007 3 / 5 (2) 0

'Virtual' mouse brains now available online

A multi-institutional consortium including Duke University has created startlingly crisp 3-D microscopic views of tiny mouse brains -- unveiled layer by layer -- by extending the capabilities of conventional magnetic resonance ...

Jul 09, 2007 5 / 5 (1) 0