Archive: 09/13/2012

Study: One in four divorces 'inefficient'

(Phys.org)—Many people divorce with hope of finding greater happiness than they did in a "bad" marriage. But a new national study by an Iowa State University economics professor found that in approximately one in four divorces, ...

Sep 13, 2012
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Bringing solar energy to rural Mexican village

Some students take on internships to learn what work in the "real world" will be like after graduation. Others get involved in projects in order to learn how to make their post-graduation world more like they want it to be. ...

Sep 13, 2012
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Light-activated reversal of anesthesia

In a new study, a light-sensitive moiety has been added to propofol, a commonly used anesthetic, allowing its narcotic effect to be controlled by light. The compound also offers a possible route to the treatment of certain ...

Sep 13, 2012
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Australian lawmakers block super-trawler

Australia blocked a controversial super-trawler from fishing in its waters Thursday in a narrow parliamentary vote which forced concessions from the centre-left Labor government.

Sep 13, 2012
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Amid US probe, China telecom firms defend record

The leaders of a congressional probe into two Chinese telecom giants expressed fresh concerns Thursday about the firm's links to the Beijing government, as the companies defended their integrity.

Sep 13, 2012
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