Archive: 05/16/2012

Humanist funerals

Funeral directors need to be aware of the needs of non-religious people. A unique investigation into the subject funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) provides a snapshot of a defining aspect of life - ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Baby galaxies grew up quickly

Baby galaxies from the young Universe more than 12 billion years ago evolved faster than previously thought, shows new research from the Niels Bohr Institute. This means that already in the early history of ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Astronomy
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Fans can check out Euro 2012 stadiums online

Football fans heading to Ukraine and Poland for Euro 2012 can now take a digital stroll through the tournament stadiums and host cities on Google Street View, organisers said Wednesday.

dateMay 16, 2012 in Internet
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HTC smartphones blocked by US customs

US mobile carrier Sprint said Wednesday it was delaying the introduction of an Android smartphone from Taiwan's HTC after the devices were blocked by US customs.

dateMay 16, 2012 in Business
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How the worm knows where its nose is

For decades, scientists have studied Caenorhabditis elegans – tiny, transparent worms – to glean clues about how neurons develop and function. A new Harvard study suggests that the worms' nervous system is much m ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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