Archive: 13/04/2011

Herschel links star formation to sonic booms

( -- ESA's Herschel space observatory has revealed that nearby interstellar clouds contain networks of tangled gaseous filaments. Intriguingly, each filament is approximately the same width, hinting that they ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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Fight malaria by letting mosquitoes grow old

If you were asked 'How would you help curb malaria?', would you consider answering 'by letting mosquitoes mature and breed'? Probably not, but a new international study led by the University of Surrey in the UK shows that ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Mathematics
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Zeroing in on energy consumption of ice makers

In tests of four different types of new refrigerators, National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers found that ice makers increased rated energy consumption by 12 to 20 percent. About three-fourths of that additional ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Engineering
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Motorola Solutions, Huawei settle IP dispute

Motorola Solutions and China's Huawei Technologies have settled their legal dispute, the companies said Wednesday, paving the way for Motorola to complete a deal with Nokia Siemens Networks.

dateApr 13, 2011 in Business
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