BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

18. Oct 2019

August 25, 2014
by Guest Post
0 comments

Meeressäuger brachten die Tuberkulose in die Neue Welt

Forscher der Universität Tübingen entdecken bei genetischen Analysen von 1.000-jährigen Skeletten aus Peru Hinweise auf frühe Übertragung der Infektion von Robben auf Menschen Die Tuberkulose ist offenbar nicht von den spanischen Eroberern, sondern zuvor bereits von Meeressäugern nach Amerika eingeschleppt … Continue reading

March 4, 2014
by Guest Post
0 comments

In the eye of a chicken, a new state of matter comes into view

Along with eggs, soup and rubber toys, the list of the chicken’s most lasting legacies may eventually include advanced materials such as self-organizing colloids, or optics that can transmit light with the efficiency of a crystal and the flexibility of … Continue reading

August 2, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Blind(fold)ed by Science: Study Shows the Strategy Humans Use to Chase Objects

Vision and Hearing Work Together in the Brain to Help Us Catch a Moving Target COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new study has found that chasing down a moving object is not only a matter of sight or of sound, but … Continue reading

April 30, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Individual Donation Amounts Drop When Givers Are in Groups, Says MU Researcher

COLUMBIA, Mo. — In December of last year the New York Post published images of a man about to be killed by a train while several bystanders did little to help him. Numerous studies have provided evidence that people are … Continue reading

March 20, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Curiosity Mars Rover Sees Trend in Water Presence

THE WOODLANDS, Texas – NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has seen evidence of water-bearing minerals in rocks near where it had already found clay minerals inside a drilled rock. Last week, the rover’s science team announced that analysis of powder from … Continue reading

March 2, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

What Lies Beneath: NASA Antarctic Sub Goes Subglacial

When researcher Alberto Behar from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., joined an international Antarctic expedition last month on a trek to investigate a subglacial lake, he brought with him a unique instrument designed and funded by NASA to … Continue reading

December 22, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Emerging Consensus Shows Climate Change Already Having Major Effects on Ecosystems and Species

Plant and animal species are shifting their geographic ranges and the timing of their life events – such as flowering, laying eggs or migrating – at faster rates than researchers documented just a few years ago, according to a technical … Continue reading

November 20, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Archaeologists Identify Spear Tips Used In Hunting a Half-Million Years Ago

Findings suggest hunting with stone-tipped spears began much earlier than previously believed TORONTO, ON – A University of Toronto-led team of anthropologists has found evidence that human ancestors used stone-tipped weapons for hunting 500,000 years ago – 200,000 years earlier … Continue reading