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Babies process language in a grown-up way

Babies, even those too young to talk, can understand many of the words that adults are saying -- and their brains process them in a grown-up way. Combining the cutting-edge technologies of MRI and MEG, scientists at the University of Califo...

UT Dallas researcher helps reveal more complete picture of Martian atmosphere

Instruments designed by a UT Dallas professor to measure atmospheric components on the surface of Mars have uncovered important clues about the planet's atmosphere and climate history. The findings, published in a recent issue of the journal Scien...

Consumers will pay more for goods they can touch, Caltech researchers...

PASADENA, Calif. -- We've all heard the predictions: e-commerce is going to be the death of traditional commerce; online shopping spells the end of the neighborhood brick-and-mortar store. While it's true that online commerce has had an impact on ...

Photo album tells story of wildlife decline

NEW YORK (August 30, 2010) -- With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vani...

Technique gives scientists clearest picture yet of all the genes of...

Scientists have used a powerful gene-mapping technique to produce the clearest picture yet of all the genes of an animal ? the microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans (better known as C. elegans). Scientists believe the same technique may be used to bring the current, somewhat blurry picture of the human genome into sharper focus. The study, in Nature Genetics, describes an effort to locate and precisely identify all of the approximately 19,000 genes that have been predicted to exist in the genome of C. elegans.

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