Stories about Science from December, 2006
The Barbados Labour Party may or may not have received donations from the Institute of Reproductive Medicine – a clinic “embroiled in what appear to be credible accusations that its stem cell supply chain involves kidnapping and murdering healthy newborn infants in Ukraine”. Barbados Free Press wants full disclosure.
KnowProSE.com quotes from a SciDev.Net article on the ecological importance of old-growth forests.
An American in Africa writes about bead-making in Ghana, “Ghanaian beads are so cool. They use old glass to make them, and they come in every color, shape and size you can imagine. There are antique beads that are beyond our budget (and probably beyond Ghana's “Export of Antiquities” laws!),...