Tropical forests 'fix' themselves

Tropical forests ‘fix’ themselves

Tropical forests speed their own recovery, capturing nitrogen and carbon faster after being logged or cleared for agriculture. Researchers working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research … Read more

On the hunt for neutrinos

On the hunt for neutrinos

Every second, trillions of particles called neutrinos pass through your body. These particles have a mass so tiny it has never been measured, and they … Read more

Study confirms 2 vaccine doses protect children from chickenpox

[EMBARGOED FOR JAN. 5, 2011] Two doses of the varicella, or chickenpox, vaccine provide excellent protection in children against this highly contagious and, in some cases, severe disease. To be published in the February 1 issue of The Journal of Inf…

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