World Science: Misconduct claim fuels scientists' clash over 'wrist-walkers'
* Misconduct claim fuels clash of "wrist-walker"
The already bizarre case of a syndrome whose victims
walk on all fours has taken a surprise turn.
* Redrawn "tree of life" favors hot-origins theory:
A newly detailed map of evolutionary relationships
suggests the ancestor of all life forms dwelt
somewhere hot, researchers say.
* How mega- vortices form: energy theft, researchers
Energetic swirling structures, vortices, often form
where fluids flow irregularly or turbulently.
* Molecule blamed for "scar" in brains of the
Using mice, researchers say they may have found
molecules related to a psychological "scar" that haunts
* Chimps cooperate strategically, study suggests:
Chimps can assess how and when to work together,
* Science in images:
Japanese researchers announced this month they
had used lasers to create arrays of dots of light
floating in air.