Archive: 10/12/2012

Hypergiant star studied

A European research team has published the results of a 30-year study of an extraordinary hypergiant star. They have found that the surface temperature of the super-luminous star HR 8752 increased by about 3000 degrees in ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Astronomy
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Onion soaks up heavy metal, researchers find

Onion and garlic waste from the food industry could be used to mop up hazardous heavy metals, including arsenic, cadmium, iron, lead, mercury and tin in contaminated materials, according to a research paper published in the ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Environment
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FIFO workers: Companies don't care

Preliminary findings from two fly-in fly-out (FIFO) studies reveal partner dissatisfaction and a distinct perception among workers that companies don't care about their wellbeing.

dateDec 10, 2012 in Social Sciences
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