Archive: 06/05/2007

Where the Kids Aren't

Physical activity in children is on the decline, and this is particularly apparent in public parks. Now, NC State researchers are studying urban parks and how they are being used – or not used – by local residents, particularly ...

Jun 05, 2007 1 / 5 (1) 0

Apple Updates MacBook Pro

Apple today updated its MacBook Pro line of notebooks with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, memory up to 4GB, and high-speed graphics in a stunning, lightweight, aluminum enclosure that is just one-inch ...

Jun 05, 2007 3 / 5 (1) 0

Geoengineering: a quick fix with big risks

Radical steps to engineer Earth’s climate by blocking sunlight could drastically cool the planet, but could just as easily worsen the situation if these projects fail or are suddenly halted, according to a new computer ...

Jun 05, 2007 2.9 / 5 (16) 0

Simulations unravel outer membrane transport mechanism

Using X-ray data and advanced computer simulation and visualization software, researchers at the University of Illinois have painstakingly modeled a critical part of a mechanism by which bacteria take up large ...

Jun 05, 2007 5 / 5 (3) 0