Archive: 01/13/2011

Natural tick control tested

Nootkatone, a component of essential oil in grapefruit peels and other sources, is used in many food, beverage and personal-care products because of its clean, citrusy taste and smell.

Jan 13, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Planet affects a star's spin

The discovery of a hot Jupiter exoplanet that transfers orbital momentum to its host star may hold the key to a clearer understanding of the evolution of common planetary systems, according to findings presented ...

Jan 13, 2011 4.3 / 5 (6) 4 | with audio podcast

Improving grades, saving money

In their paper, ‘Exploring the impacts of accelerated delivery on student learning, achievement and satisfaction’, published in Research in Post-Compulsory Education, Stephen Wilkins, from the International Center ...

Jan 13, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 2

Studying Paolo's brains

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, now working as a flight engineer on the International Space Station, is busy with a range of scientific experiments. The latest is peering inside his head to help understand how ...

Jan 13, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0