Sunday, January 15, 2006

Science News

* Study: eating less may delay human aging:
Scientists report the first evidence that a phenomenon long noted in animals may be true of humans also.

* Capsule brings comet dust to Earth:
Astronomers hope the dust will reveal facts about the origin of our Solar System.

* Smoking in pregnancy may deform fingers, toes, researchers find:
The effect, while uncommon, can occur even before a woman knows she's pregnant, doctors say.

* Penguins' wide stride tapped for movement improvement:
The comical waddling motion of penguins may help humans and robots walk better, a researcher says.

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