Science News Tidbits

Napping a more effective countermeasure to sleepiness in younger people from PhysOrg.com
Coffee is an effective countermeasure to sleepiness for both young and middle-aged people. However, napping is more efficient in young than in middle-aged people, according to a study published in the December 1 issue of the journal SLEEP.

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Britain may reintroduce wolf and lynx from PhysOrg.com
A British wildlife group says wolf, lynx, beaver and wild boar could be brought back to live in the wild without posing a threat to people or the environment.

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No room for complacency on World AIDS Day from PhysOrg.com
Activists used World AIDS Day on Saturday to warn against complacency in fighting the disease and to call on governments fill a multi-billion-dollar funding gap.

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Power Struggle to Control Ancient Bones from PhysOrg.com
(AP) — Scientists hoping to study the ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man are protesting efforts that they say could block them from examining one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.

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