Archive: 17/05/2012

Europe's courts under reform pressure: study

Protracted legal proceedings, increasingly complex legal cases and growing criticism of the administration of justice – the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg is overburdened. Research by the Hamburg-based Max Planck ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Celestial tapestry is born of uncertain parentage

(Phys.org) -- A new Legacy Image from the Gemini Observatory reveals the remarkable complexity of the planetary nebula Sharpless 2-71 (Sh 2-71). Embroiled in a bit of controversy over its “birth parents” the nebula ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Astronomy
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Microplastics endanger ocean health

Tiny pieces of plastic contaminate almost every sea in the world. Now scientists have found that marine creatures like fish and birds are eating this microscopic waste, which may be harming their health.

dateMay 17, 2012 in Environment
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