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Leaf Chafer Beetle
2011-09-29 05:35:56

Dr. Maria McNamara of Yale University has done microscopic research that shows how the colors of fossilized beetles have shifted.

2011-09-26 11:24:59

Genetic parasites invaded the mammalian genome more than 100 million years ago and dramatically changed the way mammals reproduce -- transforming the uterus in the ancestors of humans and other mammals from the production of eggs to a nurturing home for developing young.

Image 1 - Citizen Scientists May Have Found New Planets
2011-09-22 04:05:00

Since the online citizen science project Planet Hunters launched last December, 40,000 web users from around the world have been helping professional astronomers analyze. the light from 150,000 stars in the hopes of discovering Earth-like planets orbiting around them

Key To Fighting Food Cravings All In Your Head
2011-09-21 10:46:53

Researchers have found that obese people had more difficulty resisting cravings for high-calorie foods.

Image 1 - Study Finds 'Clear Evidence' Meteorite Wiped Out Primitive Birds
2011-09-20 06:10:58

The same meteorite impact that caused dinosaurs to go extinct 65 million years ago also essentially wiped out ancient birds.

2011-09-19 22:57:55

If the brain goes hungry, Twinkies look a lot better.

Hummingbird Males All A-Flutter During Courtship
2011-09-09 05:29:31

How the fluttering feathers of some hummingbird species generate courtship sounds.

Could Stem Cells Cure Baldness?
2011-09-02 05:33:26

Researchers from Yale University may have found a genetically natural cure for baldness - stem cells that tell a person's hair when it's time to grow.

2011-09-01 16:43:39

Yale University researchers have identified a key genetic gear that keeps the circadian clock of plants ticking, a finding that could have broad implications for global agriculture.


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