, Getting better at chess, it turns out, isn t merely a matter of thinking harder, or using one specific area of the brainit has more to do with the neural links between brain regions Neuroscientists from Japan studied the brainy blood flows of both professional and amateur shogi players (a chess like game from
, An environmental leader, feminist and thinker, Shiva is the author of many books, including Making Peace with the Earth Beyond Resource, Land and AMY GOODMAN Just as we open up the floor to questions and comments, I also wanted to ask ewe last had you on Democracy Now! when you
, Leatherback turtles are the wandering type, undertaking far flung ocean migrations of thousands of miles What scientists who follow these long lived creatures didn t know, though, was just how many different routes they travel, and how far they journey before returning home These are critical pieces of
, Splayed wooden ribs support the new gauze like roof of the Warner stand at Lord s cricket grounds, which was designed by Populous as part of a wider overhaul of the stadium To begin, the architects rearranged the layout of the stand s upper tier, adjusting it s height to direct views onto the central pitch.
, At Popular Science is a profile of food scientists given an impossible task make year old mashed potatoes taste good Food that lasts a year on the shelf needs to be sterilized, and that is a battle against extremophiles Our most effective weapon is a very blunt oneheat degrees Fahrenheit to be
Mar , What s the News Marijuana makes you forgetful, say most headlines about this paper, but let s face it, that s not news That s the premise of every stoner comedy ever made The real news is the importance of a type of brain cells called astroglia, which have long been ignored while researchers focus on
, Or as Starre Vartan, a year old blogger who goes by the name Eco Chick, put it Any time you are burning wood or cow dung, you ll be creating And last fall, an article on the Web site , Cozy Winter Fires Carbon Impact, called wood burning fires a direct pollutant to you, your
, Strait_of_gibraltar For a geologist, fast still means thousands and thousands of years But in a new study in Nature scientists argue that the modern Mediterranean Sea filled with water in a geologic blink of an eye A torrential flood of water that moved , times faster than the Amazon River
, We describe a new arachnophobia therapy that is specially suited for those individuals with severe arachnophobia who are reluctant to undergo direct or even virtual exposure treatments In this therapy, patients attend a computer presentation of images that, while not being spiders, have a subset of the
The present invention relates to an energy generating system, and more particularly, a system suitable for use in, or external of, a house, building, factory or other Floor of room at the first story is made of wood, and a space of about a mm to mm in thickness is made between floor , and mm thick
, Recently New Economic Perspectives posted a three part provisional US Climate Platform I have put together The US Climate The response to this may be to tax certain non critical uses of materials like wood products, concrete or steel, to focus demand only on critical path projects Another way to
, What s the News Striking results in a very small study have got the web a buzz about a new cancer treatment With three leukemia patients at the ends of their ropes, scientists modified some of their immune cells with a gene that enabled them to hunt down cancer cells Remarkably, the treatment wiped out
, What s the News Starting in tember , the FDA will require every pack of cigarettes sold in the US to be emblazoned with a large, text and image health warning, similar to the labels already seen in Canada, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and several other countries The FDA unveiled the nine label
, Its sufferers were once dismissed as hypochondriacs, but there s growing biological evidence to explain toxicant induced loss of tolerance (TILT).
, The ancestors of modern humans developed color vision million years ago But it was not until the late s that there are records of anyone seeing colors in an unusual way English chemist John Dalton, who found that people thought he was joking when he asked whether a geranium flower was blue
, For something that you can t see or touch, the electromagnetic spectrum sure is valuable property The auction of a big slice of useful, empty airwavesused by television broadcasts before they went all digital in is expected to net the federal government billion to fund payroll tax cut extensions.
, The top floor is a living area for two persons In order to get more autarkic there is a garden for food cultivation and the wooden tower for the staircase includes solar collectors and a small The structure is built out of the materials found in the direct surrounding timber, limestone, mud, lime plaster.
Mar , One of many prominent Copenhagen based brands, Wood Wood was launched in by Karl Oskar Olsen and Brian SS Jensen and is rooted in the Though it is commonly known as Sealand, the direct translation is Soulland, so the brand is, in essence, a celebration of their own environment, and
, The record for the most distant object in the Universe ever seen has been smashed a galaxy has been found at the staggering distance of billion light years! It s so dim that the faintest star you can see with your unaided eye is billion times brighter Its distance is simply numbing the Universe itself
, The criminals found a statue of the king on a panther, broke it, and threw it on the floor, Hawass wrote I am very thankful A lot of the things that were broken off were gilded wood, so I think they were after gold, UCLA Egyptologist Willeke Wendrich told National Geographic News The restoration of
, Within three pieces of amber, researchers were delighted to find three tiny creatures an ancient nematoceran fly and two eriphyoid mites, the ancestors of modern plant parasites While these ancient specimens help clarify insect and mite evolution, they also muddy up the timeline of tree development.
, Our bodies are picky eaters when it comes to amino acids, and sometimes just a small screw up can cause larger problems down the road Scientists recently found an association between an amino acid depleting mutation, and neurological problems in a small sample of humans In mice with the same
Mar , Like reducing the number of plastic bags in our landfills, or producing fuels from plant matter METHODS AND RESULTS Thirty seven fungal strains were isolated from koala faeces and identified by the amplification and direct sequencing of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of the ribosomal
, mambajoose If you like caffeine with your booze, you might soon have to revert to chugging coffee alongside your alcoholic drink of choice The Food and Drug Administration, after d n out deliberation, has ruled that caffeine and alcohol concoctions like Joose, Core, and Four Loko violate the law, and
, Invisible Man First came the formulation of an invisibility cloak that could bend light around an object Then, this spring, German scientists took that idea and made it three dimensional Is the invisibility cloak now ready to go D For a study in the Journal of Optics, British researcher Martin McCall s team
, Sea Lions After years in one spot, anyone can get restless That goes for the famous sea lions of San Francisco s Pier They swelled to their largest population ever just a couple months ago and then almost totally disappeared this month, baffling local marine experts The animals have been a fixture