Category: Science News

90th Anniversary Issue: 1920s

90th Anniversary Issue: 1920s

| March 9, 2012

Note: N indicates findings that went on to win a Nobel Prize.
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Rise of quantum theory
Science News-Letter was born only a few years before the greatest scientific…

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Bee genes may drive them to adventure

Bee genes may drive them to adventure

| March 8, 2012

Scouting behavior linked to certain molecules in insect brains

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FOR KIDS: Fishy chatter

FOR KIDS: Fishy chatter

| March 8, 2012

Scientists record unidentified noises in the deep sea

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A dash of marrow helps kidney transplant

A dash of marrow helps kidney transplant

| March 7, 2012

New approach lessens rejection of mismatched donor organs

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Lose a memory, use energy

Lose a memory, use energy

| March 7, 2012

Lab experiment confirms link between erasing information and heat flow

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Galactic smashup leaves dark matter debris

Galactic smashup leaves dark matter debris

| March 6, 2012

Find in ‘train wreck’ cluster forces re-thinking of theories about mysterious substance

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Excess salt may stiffen heart vessels

Excess salt may stiffen heart vessels

| March 6, 2012

Coronary risk factor linked to higher dietary sodium, independent of blood pressure

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Sawfish don’t saw

Sawfish don’t saw

| March 6, 2012

Spiked snouts slash, impale and whack prey

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Fossil pushes back land-animal debut

Fossil pushes back land-animal debut

| March 5, 2012

Five-toed foot among new finds that help fill in evolutionary picture

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Plants’ reproductive weaponry unfurled

Plants’ reproductive weaponry unfurled

| March 5, 2012

Botanical tricks include adhesion and bubbles to spread their spores

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