Archive: 01/07/2009

Facebook plans to simplify privacy settings

(AP) -- Facebook is overhauling its privacy controls over the next several weeks in an attempt to simplify its users' ability to control who sees the information they share on the site.

dateJul 01, 2009 in Internet
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Alzheimer's research yields potential drug target

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara and several other institutions have found laboratory evidence that a cluster of peptides may be the toxic agent in Alzheimer's disease. Scientists say the discovery may lead to new drugs for ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Biochemistry
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A Super-Efficient Particle Accelerator

This image of data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope shows a part of the roughly circular supernova remnant known as RCW 86.

dateJul 01, 2009 in Astronomy
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Puffins to be fitted with 'sat nav' to monitor decline

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Newcastle University are using GPS technology in an effort to understand a worrying decline in the numbers of Puffins. In the last five years the numbers of the sea birds has plummeted around ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Ecology
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