"Pinball Protons" Can Lead to DNA Damage
A proton knocked off from its pair on a DNA base can lead to serious disorders like cancer.
Birth Months Associated with Learning Disabilities?
Roy P. Martin, a University of Georgia professor of education, suggests that birth month matters with respect to learning disabilities in elementary-aged children.
Disaffection at the Top:
Elite Colleges Lose Students
Imagine that after being accepted to the college of your dreams, you choose to leave after one year, and no one there understands why.
When Dot-Coms Succeed
Rick Watson, who studies the Internet's effect on businesses, recently published a case study describing the principles of online commercial success.
Two for the Show
The study of polyploids — organisms that possess two sets of chromosomes from each parent instead of one.
Discovery of New Molecular Tools for Biosynthesis
Pectin is known for being a household gelling agent, but it also has anti-cancer properties.
UGA Astronomers Discover "Hot Tip" on Evolution of the Milky Way
The galaxy, NGC 1068, may offer insights into the evolution of our own spiral galaxy, the Milky Way.
New Hypothesis on the Evolution of Hot Springs Microorganisms
Microorganisms, or archaea, have fascinated scientists with their ability to thrive in hot, acidic, or salty conditions.