Scientists discover how naked mole rats stay cancer-free
October 27, 2009, 3:30 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Naked mole rats are the only known animals in the world that don't get cancer. Now scientists know why, and it may be the key to the cure.
Water is as good a comfort food as chocolate, says study
October 15, 2009, 8:20 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Like water for chocolate? Researchers now say that water may be just as effective a comfort food as chocolate, but without the calories.
Ships to be made with a slimy hull inspired by whale skin
October 5, 2009, 7:56 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Ships that exude slime from their hulls could cut fuel consumption by 20 percent and make it difficult for barnacles to attach.
Reputable naturalist says we should let pandas die out
September 25, 2009, 5:03 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
He says that the panda is 'not a strong species', and that we should 'pull the plug' on our conservation efforts.