Archive: 13/04/2011

Celestial fireworks from dying stars (w/ video)

( -- This image of the nebula NGC 3582, which was captured at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows giant loops of gas bearing a striking resemblance to solar prominences. These loops are thought to have ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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Male wolf spiders cannibalize females

( -- While most people are familiar with the fact that many species of female spiders eat their male counterparts, new research findings published in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society show how biologists ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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Cloud computing expedites trauma care

An electronic, cloud-based approach to sharing radiology files with other medical institutions is expediting the care of UC San Diego Health System trauma patients. The method is currently being used to speed the diagnosis ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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New index measures financial stability

( -- What does it take for a family in the U.S. to have long-term economic security and not just "get by"? This question inspired the creation of the Basic Economic Security Tables Index (BEST), a joint effort ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Economics & Business
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