Latest Michael Mayer Stories

2011-03-01 09:42:42

By mimicking the structure of the silk moth's antenna, University of Michigan researchers led the development of a better nanopore—a tiny tunnel-shaped tool that could advance understanding of a class of neurodegenerative diseases that includes Alzheimer's.

2008-09-08 21:00:17

By Pat Craig Raging adolescent hormones were not a product of 1890s industrial Germany any more than the restless urge to know where babies come from was the result of 1950s American rock 'n' roll.

2008-09-03 06:00:16

By Pat Craig Both Pinto from "Animal House" and the fan talking to him agree it's been a long time. But 30 years since the cult classic? Impossible.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.