Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Daily Link Splurge

Daily Link Splurge

New Species of Yeast Discovered in Amazon Jungle

Posted: 25 May 2009 11:50 AM PDT

A new species of yeast has been discovered deep in the Amazon jungle. In a paper published on-line in FEMS Yeast Research, IFR scientists and colleagues from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador describe the novel characteristics of Candida carvajalis sp. nov.

How Blood Vessels Feed Tumors (Medical Animation)

Posted: 25 May 2009 11:48 AM PDT

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A virtual tour into the growth of a tumor. Shows how blood vessels help tumors grow and metastasize. This blood vessel growth, known as angiogenesis, helps to complicate cancer and it is a prime target for fighting cancer

Power-hungry gadgets must learn to diet

Posted: 25 May 2009 11:10 AM PDT

COME 2030, electronic gadgets will gobble three times as much electricity as they do today, requiring 280 gigawatts of new generating capacity, unless we do something about it. A new study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports that devices from cellphones to personal computers consume 15 per cent of all household power,

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Posted: 25 May 2009 10:49 AM PDT


Is Aging an Accident of Evolution?

Posted: 25 May 2009 10:30 AM PDT

Prevailing theory of aging challenged by Stanford University Medical School researchers. Their discovery contradicts the prevailing theory that aging is a buildup of tissue damage similar to rust. The Stanford findings suggest specific genetic instructions drive the process.

Study: People By Nature Are Universally Optimistic

Posted: 25 May 2009 10:10 AM PDT

Despite calamities from economic recessions, wars and famine to a flu epidemic afflicting the Earth, a new study from the University of Kansas and Gallup indicates that humans are by nature optimistic.

Airport Wildlife Mitigation - Pictures

Posted: 25 May 2009 09:43 AM PDT


How genetics influences humans to choose their mates

Posted: 25 May 2009 09:30 AM PDT

New light has been thrown on how humans choose their partners, a scientist will tell the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics today.

TETRIS by =Surround on deviantART

Posted: 25 May 2009 09:20 AM PDT


SPACEINVADERS by =Surround on deviantART

Posted: 25 May 2009 09:18 AM PDT