Archive: 1/09/2011

Preventing school bullying behavior

As sure as school bells begin to ring after Labor Day, so too do news stories appear of students in elementary, middle, and high school being bullied. This fall, some school districts have a new state “cyberbullying” ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Overcoming boredom

“I’m bored.” It’s a line that parents likely hear throughout the year. But, as students prepare to head back to classes for the start of a new school year, one University of Alberta researcher says these ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Even low doses of insecticides put honeybees at risk

Scientists in France have discovered that honeybees are at a higher risk of dying from infection by Nosema ceranae (N. ceranae) when they are exposed to low doses of insecticides. The results, presented in the journal PLoS ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Ecology
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Langley's bell UH-1H huey helicopter returns

NASA Langley's Bell UH-1H Huey helicopter returned to the Center Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, after a five-year long stint supporting space shuttle operations at Kennedy Space Center. The KSC work added another chapter to the ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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3D television without glasses

When the boundaries merge between the action and the viewer, television becomes a special experience. Fraunhofer research scientists are optimizing the technologies that make it possible to watch TV in 3D without technical ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Engineering
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