Archive: 13/12/2010

Early income-tax filing not the best deal

The early bird doesn't always get the worm. Moreover, said a consumer-finance expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, being in a hurry to file your federal income tax forms in pursuit of a quick refund isn't ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Planet Earth's playhouse

At Biosphere 2, scientists can move things around, control the climate, turn off certain parameters and run others full tilt.

dateDec 13, 2010 in Environment
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Signs of womb cancer can be seen with early screening

In a paper published today in Lancet Oncology, scientists in the Gynaecological Cancer Research Centre at UCL have demonstrated that an ultrasound scan being used in screening trials for ovarian cancer can also pick up signs ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Cancer
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Manufacturing medical implants at a high speed

Intelligent software from Siemens for virtual planning and for the control of machine tools is making it possible for medical implants to be manufactured faster and less expensively. The challenge with artificial knee, shoulder, ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Software
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First four exoplanet systems imaged

Among one of the first exoplanet systems imaged was HR 8799. In 2008, a team led by Christian Marois at the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics in Canada, took a picture of the system directly imaging three giant planets. ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Astronomy
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