Archive: 01/17/2011

Physicists take new look at the atom

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way to measure how single atoms interact with a surface. Their findings help develop nanotechnology and test new theories about the internal ...

Jan 17, 2011 4.5 / 5 (23) 14 | with audio podcast

Groupon CEO apologizes to Japanese customers

(AP) -- The chief executive of Groupon, the rapidly growing online coupon provider, apologized to Japanese customers Monday for a New Year's deal gone wrong that highlighted the difficulties the company faces ...

Jan 17, 2011 not rated yet 0

Essential oil pill prevents PMS

A pill containing a mix of essential oils has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Health tested the tablet ...

Jan 17, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 2

Big breakfast bunkum

Does eating a big breakfast help weight loss or is it better to skip breakfast altogether? Available information is confusing but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal clears a path ...

Jan 17, 2011 4 / 5 (3) 8