Archive: 11/18/2008

Broccoli may lower lung cancer risk in smokers

The cancer preventive properties of broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables appear to work specifically in smokers, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's Seventh Annual International ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Cancer
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Stress hinders rats' decision-making abilities

( -- A little bit of stress goes a long way and can have far-reaching effects. Neuroscientists from the University of Washington have found that a single exposure to uncontrollable stress impairs decision making ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Medical research
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Los Alamos Supercomputer Remains Fastest in World

The latest list of the TOP500 computers in the world has been announced at the SC08 supercomputing conference in Austin, Texas, and continued to place the Roadrunner supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory as fastest ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Hardware
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Technology behind the Personal Network

( -- Experts believe Personal Networks will run to a thousand devices by 2017, which presents an enormous networking challenge. European researchers are developing some very clever technology to ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Engineering
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New dreams rise from Phoenix's ashes

( -- Carlos Lange has some sentimental thoughts about the shut down of the Phoenix Mars Lander, but science never sleeps and he's set his sights on a new mission to the Red Planet.

dateNov 18, 2008 in Space Exploration
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The smart way to study

Combine the aphorisms that "practice makes perfect" and "timing is everything" into one and you might get something resembling findings published in this month's issue of Psychological Science. Proper spacing of lessons, the re ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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