Archive: 18/02/2011

SAD affects many through winter months

For many, the changing of the seasons means cozy dark evenings of winter and enjoying holiday light displays. But perhaps for you, the shortening of the days signals a time when you feel down, sad or withdrawn. You may notice ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Enhancing medication safety with computerized alerts

Medication errors are responsible for a large number of adverse drug events in patients each year, and the use of medication-related abbreviations accounts for nearly five percent of these errors. Strategies to reduce the ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Other
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ATV Johannes Kepler operating flawlessly

Following a spectacular launch on 16 February, Europe's space freighter is now in its planned orbit. Mission controllers are preparing to match its trajectory with that of the International Space Station, where it will dock ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Space Exploration
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The cost of the digital revolution

We are all familiar with digital media, from online news and 3G phones to apps and iPads, but what are the implications of the shift from print to online on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions? Does buying a newspaper ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Other
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Nabokov’s blues

In 1967, novelist Vladimir Nabokov was asked what he might have done had he not become an author.

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Other
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