Thursday, April 9, 2009

Chemically Changing Bacteria

Restricting inorganic phosphates from the diet of the common hospital infections P. aeruginosa and E. coli change the microorganism from harmful pathogen to benign or even defensive colonizers.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Women Smell Better

Women's sense of smell is significantly better than men's with regard to body odor, which may indicate their ability to collect biologically relevant health information from potential mates.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

New X-Ray Astronomy Tool

A new technique called Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (EXAFS) has been developed for observing weak celestial x-ray signals from deep space.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

New Planet Discovered

A new exoplanet at least seven times as large as Jupiter has been discovered using new techniques to analyze Hubble Space Telescope data taken 11 years ago.