Latest David Baker Stories

wildfires in Siberia
2014-07-21 07:00:22

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which launched on July 2, will soon be providing about 100,000 high-quality measurements each day of carbon dioxide concentrations from around the globe.

2014-06-24 12:25:03

Think Shift Advertising merges with U.S.

2011-05-02 16:27:21

The structures of many protein molecules remain unsolved even after experts apply an extensive array of approaches.

2010-08-05 14:55:12

Biochemists and computer scientists at the University of Washington two years ago launched an ambitious project harnessing the brainpower of computer gamers to solve medical problems.

2009-06-24 17:19:12

The City Council of a small South Dakota town resolved a tied 126-126 election as dictated by state law -- with a game of chance. David Baker won the Spearfish City Council seat formerly occupied by Councilwoman Shawn Davis during a special meeting Tuesday night by rolling the highest number with a die -- winning him the right to choose whether to be the first to pull a marble from a hat -- and pulling the white marble, CNN reported Wednesday. I opted that I would grab the marble, Baker said.

2009-03-23 14:47:23

A U.S.

2009-03-22 12:45:20

Increased schooling across sub-Saharan Africa may be lowering new HIV infections among younger adults, according to sociologists, suggesting a shift in a decades-long trend where formal education is considered an AIDS risk factor.

2008-03-19 17:15:00

Chemists from UCLA and the University of Washington have succeeded in creating "designer enzymes," a major milestone in computational chemistry and protein engineering.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.