Science News Archive - November 13, 2009
The bane of every good housekeeperâ€™s existence is that relentless, untiring foe known as dust.
Breeding program offers new opportunities to understand a little-studied species, and introduce the public to these fascinating creatures.
Graduate student Maggie Serrato on her experiences leaving the familiar to explore the unfamiliar: summer research in South Korea.
Coral reefs support some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, yet they thrive in a marine desert. So how do reefs sustain their thriving populations?
The penalty of the global climate change has hit Norwayâ€™s reindeer populace as warming temperatures harm food stocks and industry expansion gobbles up grazing land for the creatures.
A new UN report claims that by investing billions into saving biodiversity and ecosystems, groups could stand to earn trillions.
Bolivia's Chacaltaya range has succumbed to the precipitous melting of glaciers.
Scientists and curiosity seekers who want to know what a partially or completely cloaked object would look like in real life can now get their wish -- virtually.
A study by scientists from the University of Valencia sheds new light on how the cockroach organism works.
Removing the PKCI/HINT1 gene from mice has an anti-depressant-like and anxiolytic-like effect.
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.