Science News Archive - January 31, 2010
The chairman of the leading climate change watchdog was indeed informed that claims made before the Copenhagen summit about melting Himalayan glaciers were false.
Two British filmmakers claim to have found the headwaters of Aqua Traiana, a 1,900-year-old aqueduct built by the Emperor Trajan in 109 AD.
Scientists have created a new computational model that can be used to predict gene function of uncharacterized plant genes with unprecedented speed and accuracy.
Decaying corpses are usually the domain of forensic scientists, but paleontologists have discovered that studying rotting fish sheds new light on our earliest ancestry.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.