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  • Hitchhiking Worms Survive Slug Guts Transport

    日期:2015-07-16 14:37:59 点击:155 好评:0

    Nematode worms hitch rides inside the guts of slugs and other invertebrates, and emerge alive and well after exiting with the rest of the digestive track's products. Karen Hopkin reports...

  • Rain and Irrigation Can Make Crops Temporary Bacteria Farms

    日期:2015-07-16 14:35:51 点击:140 好评:0

    Researchers suggest farmers should consider harvesting when fields are dry, to prevent dangerous bacteria blooms from contaminating food. Christopher Intagliata reports...

  • Active-Duty Army Suicide Attempts Analyzed

    日期:2015-07-16 14:29:16 点击:151 好评:0

    Researchers gathered data from various Army databases to analyze nearly 10,000 attempted suicides of active-duty personnel. Cynthia Graber reports....

  • Marijuana Muddies Memory and Mixes with Alcohol to Make Trouble

    日期:2015-07-06 11:44:28 点击:196 好评:0

    People who smoke pot and drink are twice as likely to do both at the same time than to do just one, with the combo associated with bad decision-making; and chronic pot smokers who had not indulged in a month were still more likely to have faulty memo...

  • Vaccine Aims at Fly Host of Disease Parasite

    日期:2015-06-10 11:37:36 点击:357 好评:0

    An experimental leishmaniasis vaccine relies on eliciting an immune response to a protein from the saliva of the sand fly that carries the leishmania parasite, rather than on anything from the parasite itself. Cynthia Graber reports...

  • Take a Bite out of the Math of Math

    日期:2015-06-10 11:34:18 点击:159 好评:0

    Mathematician Eugenia Cheng, tenured in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield in the U.K. and currently Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago talks about her new book How to Bake Pi: An...

  • Chimps Would "Cook" Food If They Could

    日期:2015-06-05 13:19:37 点击:158 好评:0

    A new study suggests that chimps have the cognitive skills necessary for cooking—such as patience—even if they don't control fire. Christopher Intagliata reports...

  • High Heels Heighten Health Hazard

    日期:2015-06-05 13:17:47 点击:228 好评:0

    Emergency room visits due to high heel shoe–related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012. Erika Beras reports...

  • Parrotfish Build Islands with Their Poop

    日期:2015-06-04 11:27:23 点击:142 好评:0

    Parrotfish munching on algae ingest coral and then eliminate the rocky substrate, creating island-building grade sediment in places like the Maldives. Julia Rosen reports...

  • Blood Pressure Vaccine Lengthens Rat Lives

    日期:2015-06-04 11:19:35 点击:149 好评:0

    A DNA-based vaccine gave rats six months of protection against high blood pressure as well as healthier hearts. Christopher Intagliata reports...