October 8, 2005 | Science News

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  • News

    Humane bloodletting

    Medical researchers have designed a new lancet that dramatically reduces the pain experienced by lab mice during blood-sampling procedures.
  • News

    Flu from horses is racing among dogs

    A highly contagious influenza virus that has killed greyhounds and sickened other dogs may have first jumped to canines from a single infected horse.
    13 years ago
  • News

    What whacked the inner solar system?

    Planetary scientists have determined that the cavalcade of space debris that hammered the inner solar system for the first 700 million years of its existence were main-belt asteroids, not comets.
  • News

    Brains disconnect as people sleep

    Rather than turning off completely during sleep, the brain shuts down communication among structures that make up neural networks.
    13 years ago
  • Feature

    Crisis in the Cosmos?

    Baby galaxies that hail from the early history of the cosmos but are full of old stars and are nearly as massive as the Milky Way is today may challenge the standard theory of galaxy formation.
  • Feature

    Benched Science

    As a result of three U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the 1990s, people who sue for redress from injury are now less likely to have scientific or medical evidence concerning that injury reach a jury.
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