Latest BMC journals Stories

2010-07-30 14:54:20

The neurological responses caused by observing somebody else playing a game have been uncovered.

2010-07-26 06:45:01

Genetic analysis of giant pandas has shown that features of their landscape have a profound effect on the movement of genes within their population.

2010-07-20 14:34:13

What can you learn from the 120 year-old body of a parasitoid wasp?

2010-07-15 13:38:12

Obese people support lifestyle-change interventions, rather than those that purely promote weight loss.

2010-07-08 13:50:08

The mammalian fucose mutarotase enzyme is known to be involved in incorporating the sugar fucose into protein.

2010-07-06 12:16:20

Rearing juvenile salmon at the relatively high temperature of 16°C causes skeletal deformities in the fish.

2010-06-28 09:36:24

For people with hypertension, eating dark chocolate can significantly reduce blood pressure.

2010-06-25 09:19:55

Some of the molecular machinery that governs flower formation has been uncovered in the daisy-like Gerbera plants.

2010-06-24 13:37:36

Analysis of a series of public health campaigns in the Swiss media has shown that, although the campaign was entirely focused on positive messages, the resulting stories often featured 'negative' threats and warnings.

2010-06-09 21:13:16

The amount of time teenagers spend in front of TV screens and monitors has been associated with physical complaints.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.