Archive: 04/17/2008

Paranal receives new mirror

A 4.1-metre diameter primary mirror, a vital part of the world's newest and fastest survey telescope, VISTA (the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) has been delivered to its new mountaintop ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Astronomy
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New study: Work hassles hamper sleep

Common hassles at work are more likely than long hours, night shifts or job insecurity to follow workers home and interfere with their sleep. That's the conclusion of a University of Michigan study presented April 17 at the ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Health
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Self-repairing materials

Will the day come when cracks in buildings close up without external help and before they get to the stage where they cause damage to the component? This might appear utopia, but it already occurs in nature. When a person ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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Lawmakers worry about FDA funding

Lawmakers on both side of the aisle say it appears the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seriously underfunded for next year.

dateApr 17, 2008 in Other
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Email scam targets executives

Thousands of U.S. executives were targeted in a phishing scam with fake e-mail messages that appear to be official federal court subpoenas.

dateApr 17, 2008 in Internet
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