Week of January 31, 2011
Click on the logo above to go the the NPR Science site, or use the links below to navigate one of the stories that I thought may interest you.
- Tiny Water Flea Clocks In Record Number Of Genes (3:39)
- Genes Play Role In Selecting Friends, Study Finds (4:41)
- NASA Detects Dozens Of Potential ‘Habitable Zone’ Planets (3:11)
- Doctor Challenges Cause Of MS And Treatment (5:29)
- ‘Lolita’ Author Nabokov Was Right About Butterflies (4:32)
- Deep Below Antarctic Ice, Lake May Soon See Light (4:53)
- ‘Alarming’ Amazon Droughts May Have Global Fallout – text
- Why Keeping Little Girls Squeaky Clean Could Make Them Sick – text
- Tools Never Die. Waddaya Mean, Never? and Am I Extinct? – text
- Dogs Earn More Cred For Sniffing Out Cancer – text
I tried to embed these videos for snow day viewing pleasure but I couldn’t. All of these videos are about the snowflake research conducted by Dr. Ken Libbrecht, a Caltech physicist.
- Growing a Snowflake in a Bottle – Science Friday
- Snowflake Safari – Science Friday
- Snowflake Watching – YouTube