Latest Bruce Buchholz Stories

2013-03-05 10:35:15

Human activities are not the primary cause of arsenic found in groundwater in Bangladesh.

2010-10-28 14:19:46

Beta cells, which make insulin in the human body, do not replicate after the age of 30, indicating that clinicians may be closer to better treating diabetes.

2010-05-19 14:03:24

In a large natural disaster, such as the Haitian earthquake earlier this year, or in an unsolved homicide case, knowing the birth date of an individual can guide forensic investigators to the correct identity among a large number of possible victims.

2009-04-03 11:25:00

Researchers have used the amount of carbon 14 in the atmosphere from nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960s to determine that human heart cells continue to regenerate into adulthood.

2009-04-03 10:25:30

By using the amount of carbon 14 in the atmosphere from above-ground nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960, researchers have determined that cells in the human heart develop into adulthood.

2008-06-05 07:40:08

Want to get rid of some fat cells as you age? Fat chance. You're stuck with the number of fat cells you have acquired by about age 20, a new study finds. Researchers have known that people gain and lose weight at least in part by changing how much fat is in their fat cells.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.