Archive: 04/02/2012

Laboratory astrophysics

(PhysOrg.com) -- The term "laboratory astrophysics" might sound like an oxymoron; after all, how can equipment in a small room possibly simulate cosmic effects seen in the vastness of space. But in fact, much ...

Apr 02, 2012
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China vows faster, cheaper Internet

China has said it will aim to bring faster and cheaper Internet access to more people, following complaints that a near monopoly by state-backed firms had hurt service.

Apr 02, 2012
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Trees tell their own story to satellites

Communications via satellite are changing the way the forest industry harvests trees. A new approach being tested by ESA combines satcoms and cellular services to relay important information almost immediately ...

Apr 02, 2012
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Study examines why people choose same-sex schools

In the last decade, same sex schools and classes have increased dramatically across the United States. Many studies have examined the differences in the education students receive in a same sex school versus co-ed institutions. ...

Apr 02, 2012
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3D structure opens new avenue for drug discovery

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international consortium has determined the structure of an important new drug target in complex with a synthetic molecule designed by our researchers, opening up new avenues for drug discovery.

Apr 02, 2012
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