Archive: 08/9/2011

Nurturing a seed of discovery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Network scientists at Northeastern University have collaborated with an interdisciplinary team of colleagues in cell biology and interactive data acquisition to create the first large-scale map of a plant’s ...

Aug 09, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Putting the pieces together

On April 4, 2010, the ground beneath the deserts of Baja California started to rumble, then rip apart, sending tremors throughout a region 40 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border. In the months that followed, ...

Aug 09, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 4 | with audio podcast

Shells slim down with CO2

Marine algae that turn carbon dissolved in seawater into shell will produce thinner and thinner shells as carbon dioxide levels increase.

Aug 09, 2011 4.2 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Rats control appetite for poison

(PhysOrg.com) -- Life is tough for woodrats in deserts of the U.S. Southwest. There are few plants for food, and those plants produce poison to deter rodents, insects and other animals. A new University of ...

Aug 09, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast
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