Science & Math
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-11-03 | Author:Joe Schwarcz

PLACEBO IN THE GRASS IT MUST HAVE BEEN quite a sight at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Clark Stanley, better known as the Rattlesnake King, reached into ...
( Category: Industrial & Technical March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-07-20 | Author:Marlene Zuk

Boys Will Be Girls Will Be Boys, Naturally PEOPLE sometimes conclude from this kind of work that the damselflies, or Gillespie's spiders, or any of the other insects and their ...
( Category: Animal Behavior & Communication March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2013-03-12 | Author:Anthes, Emily [Anthes, Emily]

7. Robo Revolution In the 1960s, the Central Intelligence Agency recruited an unusual field agent: a cat. In an hour-long procedure, a veterinary surgeon transformed the furry feline into an ...
( Category: Emergency March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub | | 2009-09-22 | Author:Richard Dawkins

Cellular family tree of Caenorhabditis elegans Embryology seems complicated – is complicated – but it is easy to grasp the important point, which is that we are dealing with local ...
( Category: Biology March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2011-02-15 | Author:Ray Jayawardhana

All of that changed in 1995, not only for Basri but for the entire feld, as a result of multiple discoveries made almost simultaneously. John Stauffer, then at the Harvard-Smithsonian ...
( Category: Biology March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2013-10-13 | Author:Alan Grafen & Mark Ridley

ANTIPHONAL VOICES Richard Dawkins and the problem of progress Michael Ruse Directionalist common sense surely wins on the very long time scale: once there was only blue-green slime and now ...
( Category: Scientists March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2009-05-14 | Author:Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Looking Under the Hood So far, Newberg has identified two types of virtuoso brains: contemplative brains and rowdy ones. Let’s examine the contemplatives first. For this study, Newberg put Franciscan ...
( Category: Science & Religion March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2000-06-09 | Author:Frances Ashcroft

The quickest method of rewarming someone suffering from moderate hypothermia is to immerse them in a warm bath. Victims of deep hypothermia are warmed by giving them warm air to ...
( Category: Regional March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2008-06-23 | Author:Gazzaniga, Michael S. [Gazzaniga, Michael S.]

Does Music Affect Our Thinking Abilities? Spatial abilities are used to create, think of, remember, and change visual images in one’s mind. For instance, looking at a two-dimensional map and ...
( Category: Cognitive Psychology March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-02-16 | Author:Dean Buonomano

Only 20 percent of the physicians chose the correct option, C (10%); 14 percent chose option A, 47 percent chose option B, and 19 percent chose option D. So more ...
( Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 1859-11-24 | Author:Charles Darwin; George Levine

Causes of the Sterility of first Crosses and of Hybrids.—We may now look a little closer at the probable causes of the sterility of first crosses and of hybrids. These ...
( Category: Animals March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-09-19 | Author:Professor Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen

The giant Orion Molecular Cloud is an extensive area of star formation about 1,500 light years from us, centred on the impressive Orion Nebula. This infrared image of it, from ...
( Category: Astrophysics & Space Science March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-07-13 | Author:Bob Berman

WITH SUCH AN intimate, life-sustaining solar connection with our planet and biosphere, are we also linked to the Sun as individuals? Does its position at our birth correlate with our ...
( Category: Science & Math March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-10-18 | Author:Brian Cox; Jeff Forshaw

Figure 7.3. Two electrons scattering. We can attack the question by thinking about what happens when two electrons ‘bounce’ off each other. Figure 7.3 illustrates a particular scenario where two ...
( Category: Astrophysics & Space Science March 25,2014 )

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