Archive: 16/10/2013

Maximizing broccoli's cancer-fighting potential

Spraying a plant hormone on broccoli—already one of the planet's most nutritious foods—boosts its cancer-fighting potential, and researchers say they have new insights on how that works. They published their findings, ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Flightless falcons remain a mystery

It's still a mystery why Stella and George, two of the three peregrine falcons hatched this spring atop the University of North Dakota water tower in Grand Forks, lost their ability to fly, but it's looking like the story ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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How the largest star known is tearing itself apart

( —An international team of astronomers has observed part of the final death throes of the largest known star in the universe as it throws off its outer layers. The discovery, by a collaboration of scientists from ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Astronomy
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Warner Music turns to YouTube tastemakers

To promote its new song from platinum-selling country music artist Hunter Hayes and Grammy winner Jason Mraz on Tuesday, Warner Music Group didn't book its stars on "Good Morning America" or "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon."

dateOct 16, 2013 in Internet
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If the tech fits, wear it

The digital domain is creeping off our desktops and onto our bodies, from music players that match your tunes to your heart beat to mood sweaters that change color depending on your emotional state.

dateOct 16, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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