New center looks at how human systems function or fail

A new center called the National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB), based at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, will help clinicians analyze an ever-growing wealth of complex biological data and ...

Samsung, Sony book profits but wary of road ahead

(AP) -- Three of the world's biggest names in electronics - Samsung, Sony and Panasonic - are bracing for weaker global demand and a rocky road even as they reported stellar quarterly profits Friday.

Dracula orchids and goblin spiders

Dracula orchids tempt flies by masquerading as mushrooms. Goblin spiders lurk unseen in the world's leaf litter. The natural world is often just as haunting as the macabre costumes worn on city streets, as highlighted by ...

Scientist describes toothy microfossils

They had rows of sharp, interlocking conical teeth that, while not affixed to a jaw like we know, would rake prey into their mouths kind of like the creature in the movie "Alien."

Study links fresh Mars gullies to carbon dioxide

(PhysOrg.com) -- A growing bounty of images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals that the timing of new activity in one type of the enigmatic gullies on Mars implicates carbon-dioxide frost, rather than water, ...

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