Archive: 09/02/2011

Giant ring of black holes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just in time for Valentine's Day comes a new image of a ring -- not of jewels -- but of black holes.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Astronomy
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Iconic 'Guitar Hero' video game gets the ax

(AP) -- These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind "Guitar Hero" said Wednesday that it is pulling the plug on one of the most influential video game titles ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Software
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Time to reopen PFI contracts

It is time to reopen private finance initiative (PFI) contracts say leading public health physician, Professor Allyson Pollock, and colleagues in the British Medical Journal today.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Health
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Bile acids link high-fat diet to colon cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bile acids could be the missing link between a high-fat, Western-style diet and colon cancer, UA researchers Carol and Harris Bernstein and their collaborators have discovered.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Cancer
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What's with the delay?

In his classes, Rifat Sipahi often challenges his engineering students to explore a problem that is literally out of this world. For example, he notes that operators in Houston control NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover, ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Engineering
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Soap bubbles offer key to maximizing efficiency

(PhysOrg.com) -- People seek out shortcuts just about everywhere -- in traffic, at grocery stores, in weight loss regimens and on keyboards. But Frank Morgan, an upcoming UA guest speaker, said soap bubbles present the most ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Mathematics
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