Archive: 07/08/2013

Boys can hit the right note

Enormously popular reality TV singing competitions attract plenty of male contestants, but getting school-age boys involved in singing remains a serious challenge for music educators.

Jul 08, 2013
5 / 5 (2) 0

Conservationists: 'Living with grief'

The scientists and conservation workers battling to save the world's dwindling forests, landscapes and endangered animals live constantly with grief, a leading Australian conservation scientist says.

Jul 08, 2013
4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Studying waves over astronomical distances

Tiny pulses of light one billionth of a second apart, travelling further than from the Earth to Sun, were used in an exquisitely sensitive experiment at The University of Auckland to explore fundamental interactions between ...

Jul 08, 2013
5 / 5 (7) 2 | with audio podcast

How quality control works in our cells

A cellular control mechanism prevents the production of defective proteins in our cells. A team of researchers from Bern has now obtained valuable insights into this vital mechanism that could lead to new therapeutic approaches ...

Jul 08, 2013
5 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Studies: Cyberspying targeted SKorea, US military

The hackers who knocked out tens of thousands of South Korean computers simultaneously this year are out to do far more than erase hard drives, cybersecurity firms say: They also are trying to steal South ...

Jul 08, 2013
5 / 5 (2) 0

Facebook pushes search feature to more users

Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook's rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the site.

Jul 08, 2013
not rated yet 0