Scientists grow insulin in tobacco plants

U.S. researchers have discovered insulin grown in plants can resolve diabetes in mice -- a finding holding promise for humans afflicted with the disease.

Video game archive is planned

The University of Texas at Austin announced a partnership with several video-game designers to help establish the UT Videogame Archive.

Panasonic Introduces Two New HD Camcorders

Panasonic today announced two new High Definition video camcorders. The new HDC-SD5 and HDC-SX5 camcorders employ cutting-edge imaging technology to capture video recordings that are breathtakingly clear and vibrant, especially ...

Learning to evolve: With a little help from my ancestors

Learning to fly is easy, if you are a bird. But why is it that birds learn so easily how to fly" It is well known that birds learn through practice, and that they gradually refine their innate ability into a finely tuned ...

Mass extinctions and the marine record

Mass extinctions have long captured the imagination of scientists and non-scientists alike. A new volume published by the Geological Society of America includes some of the best evidence of the relationship between major ...

Quantum dance draws unexpected guests

It was always thought to be restricted to everyday types, with no magnetic sorts allowed in the door. But the quantum dance party’s guest list just got bigger.

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