Archive: 11/08/2009

JFK's sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at 88

(AP) -- President John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who carried on the family's public service tradition by founding the Special Olympics and championing the rights of the mentally disabled, died early Tuesday ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Other
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New laser technique may help find supernova

One single atom of a certain isotope of hafnium found on Earth would prove that a supernova once exploded near our solar system. The problem is how to find such an atom - among billions of others. Researchers at the University ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in General Physics
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Microsoft Reviews HTML 5 Standards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft's Internet Explorer Program Manager, Adrian Bateman will be reviewing the specifications for HTML 5 that has been taken more seriously by Apple, Google, Opera, and Mozilla.

dateAug 11, 2009 in Software weblog
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Discovery of genetic mutation in Leigh syndrome

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill University have discovered a genetic mutation underlying late-onset Leigh syndrome, a rare inherited metabolic disorder characterized by ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Genetics
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