Archive: 02/10/2008

An a-maize-ing path out of poverty

( -- Across Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa, processing the corn harvest is labor intensive: Families and friends gather to spend a day or two filling bags with the dried cobs, beating then to loosen the kernels, ...

dateOct 02, 2008 in Engineering
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Hubble enters safe mode

At approximately 02:00 CEST on Sunday, 28 September, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope automatically entered safe mode when errors were detected in the Control Unit/Science Data Formatter-Side A.

dateOct 02, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Bays on US Gulf Coast vulnerable to flooding

The most comprehensive geological review ever undertaken of the upper U.S. Gulf Coast suggests that a combination of rising seas and dammed rivers could flood large swaths of wetlands this century in one or more bays from ...

dateOct 02, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Researchers develop novel anti-tumor vaccine

A novel anti-tumor vaccine for neuroblastoma and melanoma developed by scientists and clinicians at Children's National Medical Center in collaboration with investigators from the University of Iowa is showing significant ...

dateOct 02, 2008 in Cancer
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