Biology

  1. Apple Posts Steve Jobs Video, Letter on Anniversary of His Passing

    October 05, 2012 1:13 PM EDT Steve Jobs -- Apple computer co-founder, tech pioneer and revered revolutionary -- died a year ago today, from complications due to cancer. Though his death did not come as a shock, his figure growing gaunt and work becoming more sparse as he batt ...

  2. Psilocybin

    August 16, 2012 1:26 PM EDT Magic Mushrooms Psilocybin mushrooms are fungi that contain the psychedelic compounds psilocybin and psilocin. Some species also contain analogues of these compounds in addition to them, namely baeocystin and norbaeocystin. There are multiple coll ...

  3. Scores of Spores

    August 16, 2012 1:19 PM EDT Mushrooming Presence In biology, a spore is a r eproductive structure, some of which are adapted for dispersal and surviving for extended periods of time in unfavorable conditions. The spores of seed plants, however, are produced internally, and i ...

  4. Foot Fungus

    August 16, 2012 1:13 PM EDT Toe Jam Fungi straddle the realms of microbiology and macrobiology. They range in size from the single-celled organism we know as yeast to the largest known living organism on Earth - a 3.5-mile-wide mushroom. Dubbed "the humongous fungus,&qu ...

  5. CeeLo Green, Purrfect The Cat Release Meow Mix Remix For Del Monte (Listen)

    May 07, 2012 11:53 AM EDT Cee Lo Green is no stranger to launching careers, as he has done for his contestants on NBC's "The Voice." But his latest project may be the most unique - and inhuman - collaboration yet: his pet Persian cat is remixing the "Me ...

  6. The Fascinating World Of Fungi

    December 11, 2011 1:05 PM EST A fungus ( plural: fungi[3] or funguses[4]) is a member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds (British English: moulds), as well as the more familiar mushrooms. These organisms are classifie ...

  7. Backbeat: 'The Voice's' Javier Colon Does Walmart Shoot, Explains Vegetarianism, Not Throwing Blood On Furs

    November 08, 2011 7:29 AM EST Javier Colon films his Walmart performance at Village recording studios in L.A. Javier Colon , winner of the first season of NBC's "The Voice" swooped into Los Angeles Friday for a one-day performance shoot that will be seen in Walm ...

  8. Billy Joel Mending After Hip Replacements

    November 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Billy Joel is recovering from double hip-replacement surgery. Joel spokeswoman Claire Mercuri told People magazine Wednesday that the 61-year-old pop star had both hips replaced last week to correct a congenital condition. She said Joel is "d ...

  9. Prosthetic Records Files Suit Against Razor & Tie

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Metal label Prosthetic Records has filed suit against Razor & Tie in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York. The suit centers on a disagreement regarding the expiration date of Prosthetic's contract with Razor & ...

  10. Elton John On Mend, Resuming Tour Dates

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Elton John has been released from a London hospital after being treated for flu and an E. coli bacterial infection. The singer's spokesman Gary Farrow says John was at home Friday and was feeling fine. He left the hospital early Thursday. He ...

  11. Fierce Panda Canada Pacts With Fontana North

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The deal includes releases by Hot Puppies, iLiKETRAiNS. Fierce Panda Canada, a newly-launched division of the London, UK indie label of the same same, has pacted today (June 13) with Toronto-based Fontana North for distribution in Canada. The deal ...

  12. Groups Differ Over Webcasting Royalty Rates

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST DiMA, SoundExchange make recommendations to CRB. DiMA, SoundExchange make recommendations to CRB. News ...

  13. Publishers, Online Services Battle Over Rates

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Six music groups charge DiMA. Six music groups charge DiMA. News ...

  14. Hall & Oates Postpone Tour

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hall diagnosed with Lyme disease. Hall & Oates are postponing up to 16 tour dates this summer because Darryl Hall has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Six dates have already been canceled or postponed on the tour, which launched last month in ...

  15. CIRPA Names Top Exec

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Independent Record Production Assn. (CIRPA) has appointed publicist Cori Ferguson as executive director and president-designate, effective June 6. The Canadian Independent Record Production Assn. (CIRPA) has appointed publicist Cori F ...

  16. The Firm Loses Partner

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources confirm that Andy Gould, longtime partner of Jeff Kwatinetz at the Firm, is in negotiations to leave in an amicable split as Gould's contract expires. Sources confirm that Andy Gould, longtime partner of Jeff Kwatinetz at the Firm, is ...

  17. The Firm Loses Partner

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Andy Gould to exit when contract expires. Andy Gould to exit when contract expires. News Andy Gould ...

  18. The Firm Loses Partner

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources confirm that Andy Gould, longtime partner of Jeff Kwatinetz at the Firm, is in negotiations to leave in an amicable split as Gould's contract expires. Linkin Park and their manager Rob McDerm Sources confirm that Andy Gould, longtime ...

  19. Nelly Rules Album Chart With Double-Shot

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Sweat,' 'Suit' enter Billboard 200 in top two spots. 'Sweat,' 'Suit' enter Billboard 200 in top two spots. News ...

  20. Sources: IGA Hit By Recent Layoffs

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) has laid off about 30 staffers over the last few weeks, sources say. Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) has laid off about 30 staffers over the last few weeks, sources say. In addition to forming one radio promotio ...

  21. Global Pulse

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keane's U.K. hit single "Everybody's Changing" becomes the strongest release of its Fierce Panda label. Keane's U.K. hit single "Everybody's Changing" becomes the strongest release of its Fierce Panda label. ...