Science News Archive - October 08, 2008
It Was not just people who suffered in the aftermath of East Yorkshire's devastating summer floods of last year. The human suffering grabbed the headlines, but the disaster also took its toll on the region's wildlife population.
World in brief STOCKHOLM The award of the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics to two Japanese scientists and a Japanese American for helping explain why the universe is asymmetrical, and thus fit for life, prompted an angry response from Italy's National Institute of Nuclear Physics yesterday.
By LAURA DALE Arsonists are responsible for a fire which ripped through an historic wooden chalet completely destroying it. The Bishopsteignton bungalow was reduced to rubble by the blaze which started at about 4.50pm on Sunday.
Merck KGaA (EMD in North America) announced today the extension of its existing strategic alliance with Nano-Terra, Inc., a leading nanotechnology co-development company.
By Rickard, Alice Dorokhov, Nikolay; Ryerse, Jan; Klumpp, David J; McHowat, Jane Abstract Tight junctions (TJs) are essential for normal function of epithelia, restricting paracellular diffusion and contributing to the maintenance of cell surface polarity.
By Urso, Paul Kramer, Mary K Abstract In recent studies, we showed that murine fetal liver cells from progeny exposed to benzo(alpha)pyrene in utero by intraperitoneal injection of the dam at midpregnancy (12 d) suppressed cell proliferation in an allogeneic mixed lymphocyte response.
City to consider land-use ban WALNUT - The City Council will discuss tonight placing a temporary ban on certain land uses in response to an NFL stadium proposed for neighboring Industry.
By Joe Nelson The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted an ordinance requiring all mountain residents to replace their wood shake shingle roofs with fire-resistant roofs within five years from the time the ordinance takes effect on Jan. 1.
By Amanda Baumfeld MONTEBELLO - A lawsuit filed against the city challenges a proposed referendum that would give voters a chance to revoke an exclusive garbage hauling contract, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.
By Kristopher Hanson A missing boat believed to have carried the brother of Southland Congresswomen Linda and Loretta Sanchez was discovered Tuesday on the ocean floor nearly four miles off the coast of Long Beach.