Q&A: How a Little Exercise Brings Big Benefits
I used to run marathons and like a lot of people, I really did think you had to run [and] your exercise had be fairly strenuous for a long period of time to get meaningful ... what keeps me exercising every day. Many of us were taught that ...
How The U.S. Can Attract Biotech Firms By Imitating China
Before that, he was an officer at Advanced Tissue Sciences,a pioneering biotech in the growth of human organ tissues for transplant ... with costs averaging more than $1 billion per drug. Big Pharma can shoulder these costs, but in biotech, ...
How Do Death Valley’s “Sailing Stones” Move Themselves Across the Desert?
During the drive—which will take you four hours if you make good time—you’ll ... During summer, the cracked floor looks prehistoric under the desert sun; during winter, it’s intermittently covered by sheets of ice and dustings of snow.
How to see quantum gravity in Big Bang traces
Gravitons could be detectable in the cosmic microwave background ... radiation — including the cosmic microwave background (CMB) left behind by the Big Bang — travels through space, causing it to become polarized. Researchers analysing results from ...
Incredible technology: How we explore the deep sea
WHOI's AUV, Sentry, can survey ... sea. For instance, MBARI has one called MARS, the Monterey Accelerated Research System, which sits on the seafloor 3,200 feet (980 m) deep. Instruments can be plugged into ports in the observatory to monitor seismic ...