Apart the Body's Clock
the Body's Clock:
How Do Molecules Tell Us the Time?
Our genes tell us when to wake up, sleep, eat and get some exercise. By learning
more about how our biological clocks work, we may learn to control these mechanisms
and re-set our clocks when needed.
Ripe For the Picking
Discoveries in the laboratory gardens are leading to better tasting, disease-resistant
fruits and easier harvesting of many plants.
Under the Sea: Exotic New Landscapes
Now that scientists can "see" the ocean floor with a multi-beam echo-sounding
system, they're discovering that underwater geology is far more complex than
they'd ever thought.
Study Helps Define Innovators and R&D Performers
An international survey investigates the common characteristics of companies
that are investing technologically changed products or processes.
NSF IN THE NEWS
Creating a Fair World Through Math
Researchers use mathematical theories to devise new ways of achieving
a fair, if not equal, division of resources.
Unusual Rock Upsets Geology Theory
Perched on top of the Alps, a crystal-filled rock defies the standard theory
of plate tectonics.
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