Science News Archive - April 23, 2012
Lake Bonney in Antarctica is perennially covered in ice.
Just as banks store away only the most valuable possessions in the most secure safes, cells prioritize which genes they guard most closely, researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have found.
Scientists at the University of Warwick have developed a computation which simultaneously doubles the resolution, sensitivity and mass accuracy of Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry (FTMS) at no extra cost.
For years experts have discussed the ecological impact of the extended cultivation of energy crops.
How can businesses create competitive advantages that are sustainable in the long term?
A new study from North Carolina State University shows that more than one-third of restaurant servers discriminate against African-American customers.
A lot of people were skeptical when two young California-based researchers set out more than a decade ago to create a completely human-derived alternative to the synthetic blood vessels commonly used in dialysis patients.
Researchers at Lund University have discovered a new stem cell in the adult brain.
The behavior of marine larvae is central to fully understanding and modeling the pelagic (open ocean) stage for many coastal organisms.
A research partnership represented by the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National Center for Organization Development (NCOD) is examining factors predicting the turnover of senior executives in the federal workplace.