Science News Archive - January 07, 2010
Fossilized footprints of a mysterious, long-extinct creature in a Polish quarry have caused paleontologists to reconsider traditional thinking of how sea-based vertebrates moved to land.
Regions across east and central China, such as Hubei and Jiangxi provinces, have resorted to rationing of power for industry to tide them over through the icy weather that has pushed up energy demand while disrupting coal transportation.
Three Iowa State University physicists who took winter trips to the Large Hadron Collider for meetings and experimental work are starting to see real data from the planet's biggest science experiment.
Camera traps deep in the Sumatran jungle have captured first-time images of a rare female tiger and her cubs, giving researchers unique insight into the elusive tiger's behavior.
The teeth of a 30,000-year-old child are shedding new light on the evolution of modern humans, thanks to research from the University of Bristol published this week in PNAS.
With the recent emergence of record-breaking cold snaps all over the world, climate experts say that it doesnâ€™t disprove global warming, but is only a blip in the long-term heating trend.
Amid concerns regarding terrorists targeting airliners using weapons less detectable by traditional means, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is ramping up deployment of whole body scanners at security checkpoints in U.S. airports.
New tools show potential for treating brain disorders.
The space within reach of our hands â€” where actions such as grasping and touching occur â€” is known as the â€œaction space.â€
New tools use light to turn off brain cells and possibly treat brain disorders.
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