Who's That Noisy
- Answer to last week – a doppler utrasound of baby’s heart.
Interview with Rusty Schweickart
- Rusty was one of the three astronauts on the Apollo mission and performed the first Apollo EVA. He currently is working developing the infrastructure to detect and deflect potential impact threats to the earth. http://www.well.com/~rs/
Science or Fiction
A new study suggests that nearly all of the increase in weight in the US over the last 30 years is due to increased calorie intake, rather than decreased physical activity. http://esciencenews.com/articles/2009/05/08/increased.food.intake.alone.explains.increase.body.weight.united.states
Biologists discover a new frog species that uses bursts of infrasound to stun its prey. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005413
Researchers find in a new clinical study that 30% of cancers respond significantly to treatment with an anti-viral drug. http://esciencenews.com/articles/2009/05/13/novel.therapy.may.prove.effective.treatment.30.percent.cancers