Monthly Archive

August 2008

August 29, 2008

The choices made by fruit fly larvae may provide basic understanding of how animals make decisions.

August 27, 2008

Both deadly and benign spore-forming bacteria's genes allow them to eke it out in extreme conditions.

August 22, 2008

Science and tradition meet when chemists cook up stretchy Turkish ice cream.

August 15, 2008

The Mars-bound spacecraft had seven minutes to slow from a blazing Mach 16 to the pace of a gentle breeze – or face destruction.

August 13, 2008

Oxytocin may make you more trusting, but is that a good thing?

August 8, 2008

China is trying to modify its value system in a way that is scientifically sound and reflects its philosophical traditions.

August 6, 2008

Environmental education enhances the student experience in New York City’s public and private schools.

August 1, 2008

Communities across the U.S. and Canada experiment with different ways to keep fruit local.

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