Archive: 10/14/2011

Email link to boys' popularity

Surveyed boys who used email at home were brighter and more popular than boys who did not – according to a recent study by an educational psychologist from Curtin University.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The future of airport passport control

Digital security specialists, major European electronics makers, and experts in biometrics worked together to make passport control at airports faster. The technology also could have broader applications on the way our identity ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in Other
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Advertising goes to the dogs

Nestle Purina’s latest commercial for its Beneful dog food, aimed directly at canines by using high-frequency noises inaudible to humans, should serve to increase the bond owners feel with their pets, ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in Economics & Business
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UChicago launches search for distant worlds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since 1995, scientists have discovered approximately 600 planets around other stars, including 50 planets last month alone, and one that orbits two stars, like Tatooine in Star Wars. Detection of the first ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in Astronomy
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