Science News Archive - March 13, 2008
Archaeologists in Greece said Tuesday they have discovered evidence of a brain surgery performed almost 1,800 years ago on a young woman who died during or shortly after the operation.
Britainâ€™s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) believes a device it developed to guide warships through mine fields may also have applications in reducing the estimated 300,000 small whales and dolphins caught in fishing nets each year.
Can low-flow toilets cause problems for sewer lines? A Pima County program to install the toilets in older neighborhoods at taxpayers' expense is in limbo because of that question. And the answer eventually could change other water- conservation policies as well.
A new study examining social behavior suggests certain individuals are genetically programmed to cheat and often will doâ€¦providing they can get away with it.
Microbial profiles serve as the ecological version of the human genome project
A new mathematical object was revealed yesterday during a lecture at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM). Two researchers from the University of Bristol exhibited the first example of a third degree transcendental L-function. These L-functions encode deep underlying connections between many different areas of mathematics.
ROCKWOOD, Tenn., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee Land & Lakes is offering a $20,000 dollar proof of purchase voucher to buyers from L&C Custom Homes with the purchase of any lot at either of their waterfront properties.
By : MICHELLE O'KEEFE FIVE-STAR Jewel of the Sea Phase II is the successor to the highly popular Jewel of the Sea development in Brancaleone, Calabria.
- A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.