Drosophila melanogaster is a mainstay of genetics labs, but its wild origins have been mysterious. Scientists have now traced the pesky fly to a particular fruit — a human favorite 10,000 years ago.(Image credit: Courtesy of Marcus Stensmyr) (NPR News Headlines) More
Herman Melville at Home The New Yorker
Jill Lepore on Herman Melville, who drew on far-flung voyages to create his masterpiece but could finish it only at his beloved Berkshire farm.
Posted on 22 July 2019 | 4:00 am | Google News
Chandrayaan-2's launch may have hit a temporary snag, but the new-age race to the Moon is well and truly here.A key reason for the waning lunar focus was ...
Posted on 15 July 2019 | 2:00 pm | Google News
KYGMC presents Aviation Celebration Ledger Independent
The public is invited to attend a free, fun-filled day full of learning and excitement at the Fleming-Mason Airport on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..
Posted on 15 July 2019 | 11:05 am | Google News
If only I could grow to be hair-brained Ledger Independent
One of our wiser poets once wrote, “Give me a head with hair — Long, beautiful hair. Shining, gleaming, steaming, flaxen, waxen. Give me down to there hair…
Posted on 12 July 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
Beware the Bacon Tick: The real threat to humanity Ledger Independent
Ladies and Gentlemen, it is war. There are those who have wasted our time with trifles like Global Warming, Mass Extinction and Donna Brazille's hiring at Fox…
Posted on 11 July 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
Brandi Courtney and Pat Feagan bring their traditional country music sound to the Live On Electric Avenue stage on Thursday, July 18. Brandi and Pat have ...
Posted on 10 July 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
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