Science News Archive - October 24, 2008
It is crucial to recognize children are more vulnerable than adults to environmental risks, World Health Organization officials in Geneva, Switzerland, say.
Scientists have discovered a way to erase specific memories in mice while leaving others intact and not damaging the brain.
LSB Industries, Inc. ("LSB" or the "Company"), (NYSE Alternext US: LXU) announced today that its subsidiary, El Dorado Nitrogen, L.P.
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct.
For our ancestors, misjudging the physical strength of a would-be opponent might have resulted in painful â€“â€“ and potentially deadly â€“â€“ defeat.
The Marine Mammal Center is seeing a large number of leptospirosis cases in California sea lions this year and is leading a study to determine when and why the sea lions contract this disease.
An international team of scientists has discovered microscopic, magnetic fossils resembling spears and spindles, unlike anything previously seen, among sediment layers deposited during an ancient global-warming event along the Atlantic coastal plain of the United States.
Findings of a new study are prompting experts to call for tighter restrictions over the use of pesticides in the European Union.
In a new study, University of Missouri researchers have identified pollen proteins that may contribute to the signaling processes that determine if a plant accepts or rejects individual pollen grains for reproduction.
NEW YORK, Oct.