Science News Archive - November 01, 2009
Next year is the â€˜Year of the Tigerâ€™ according to the Chinese calendar, but conservationists say signs are ominous for the endangered animal.
A gold nanocage covered with a polymer is a smart drug delivery system.
Word of the Day
- A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'