Archive: 1/04/2011

Price slashed for drug to prevent preemie births

(AP) -- The maker of an expensive drug to prevent premature births slashed the price by more than half on Friday, following an outcry over the high cost and moves by federal regulators to keep a cheap version available.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Medications
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Electrons seem heavier in extremely thin silicon

For years now, transistors have been getting smaller and smaller. Research conducted by Jan-Laurens van der Steen of the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at University of Twente, The Netherlands, has shown that electrons ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Spring is fireball season

What are the signs of spring? They are as familiar as a blooming Daffodil, a songbird at dawn, a surprising shaft of warmth from the afternoon sun. And, oh yes, don't forget the meteors.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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