Unbelted backseat passengers produce deadly results

Holiday travelers: Listen up and buckle up. New research shows that unbelted backseat passengers risk injury or death to themselves and the driver seated in front of them in the event of a head-on crash.

Africa's least-known carnivore in Tanzania

[B]Mongoose is one more rare find in the mountains of Southern Tanzania[/B] The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that a camera-trap study in the mountains of Southern Tanzania has now recorded ...

Researchers identify a 'heartbeat' in Earth's climate

A few years ago, an international team of researchers went to the middle of the Pacific Ocean and drilled down five kilometers below sea level in an effort to uncover secrets about the earth's climate history. They exceeded ...

Shotgun sequencing finds nanoorganisms

For 11 years, Jill Banfield at the University of California, Berkeley, has collected and studied the microbes that slime the floors of mines and convert iron to acid, a common source of stream pollution around the world.

Squirrels place winning bet in unpredictable world

In an evolutionary game of tug-of-war, red squirrels have gained the upper hand over the cunning spruce trees, says new University of Alberta research that suggests the clever animals are staying one step ahead of its food ...

To catch an intermediate

A new technique for capturing the short-lived but critical "intermediate" compounds that help carry chemical reactions which take place in aqueous solution from their starting point to the final product has been developed ...

Portrait of a dramatic stellar crib

Known as the Tarantula Nebula for its spidery appearance, the 30 Doradus complex is a monstrous stellar factory. It is the largest emission nebula in the sky, and can be seen far down in the southern sky at a distance of ...

Neanderthals different in north, south

A Hull York Medical School (HYMS) researcher has played a key role in a study which has cast important new light on Neanderthals.

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