A lot of people are worried about Asian carp swimming into the Great Lakes. We know from experience how bad an invasive species can be. Sea lamprey devastated the Great Lakes fishery in the 1940s and 50s, and they still kill a lot of fish.Sea lamprey are native to the Atlantic Ocean.
Ever wonder about that peppery and irresistible urge to cough you feel at the back of your throat when you slurp some extra virgin olive oil?If you're EVOO junkies like us (and who isn't?) the answer is probably yes.So, we have another question.
Here's a neat genetic trick: Make a chicken that can get the flu, but can't pass it on to other birds -- or, presumably, to the humans who take care of them.British researchers have done it.The British team, with the support of a big poultry breeder and government funding, inserted a gene into c
America’s hospitals treat patients with life-ending cancers very differently in their final months, with some deploying chemotherapy and other life-prolonging efforts until the end and others directing most of their patients into hospice, a new study finds.The report released today by the Dartmo
Scientists have discovered a molecule in the brain that may help erase the fearful memories that afflict people with post-traumatic stress disorder.The substance, described in an online edition of the journal Science, was found in mice.
Type "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" a few times and you'll probably see at least one letter on screen you didn't expect.That's when your conscious brain says, "Oops!"But it turns out an unconscious part of your brain already knows you screwed up, say researcher