Archive: 02/17/2010

Extreme Jets Take New Shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- Jets of particles streaming from black holes in far-away galaxies operate differently than previously thought, according to a study published today in Nature. The new study reveals that m ...

Feb 17, 2010
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Google donates $2 million to support Wikipedia

(AP) -- Google Inc., the Internet's most profitable company, is giving $2 million to support Wikipedia, a volunteer-driven reference tool that has emerged as one of the Web's most-read sites.

Feb 17, 2010
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Southern African genomes sequenced

Human genomes from Southern African Bushmen and Bantu individuals have been sequenced by a team of scientists seeking a greater understanding of human genetic variation and its effect on human health.

Feb 17, 2010
5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

Chicago EV Charging Station Powered by Wind

(PhysOrg.com) -- The "Windy City" is about to make use of that natural source of power, thanks to the addition of an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. Last year, Chicago offered the first solar powered charging station, in an effort to cre ...

Feb 17, 2010 weblog
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