Natural Sciences


Category archives for Natural Sciences

It’s not a good millenium to be a monkey. GENEVA (AFP) – Nearly a third of all non-human primates could be wiped out, threatened by illegal wildlife trade, climate change and destruction of their habitat, a new report warned on Friday. Twenty-nine percent of all monkeys, apes and gorilla species are now in danger of…

The LA Times has an interesting story about a statement regarding the use of bisphenol A, a compound that has many uses in the plastics industry and also happens to have estrogenic effects. The scientists — including four from federal health agencies — reviewed about 700 studies before concluding that people are exposed to levels…

Looks like yet another interesting toxin was found, this time in a venomous snail. This discovery comes from the lab of an old player in the field, who apparently discovered the conotoxin that is used in Prialt.

…you might not know what to do you might have to think of how you got started sittin’ in your little room –The White Stripes