Archive: 10/19/2009

X-Ray Jets from Galaxies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some dramatic galaxies eject gigantic, collimated jets of ionized gas millions of light-years long, powered by the massive black holes at their centers. The ionized jets are detected at radio ...

Oct 19, 2009 4.6 / 5 (5) 1

Catching a killer one spore at a time

A workshop at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama has dramatically improved the ability of conservationists and regulatory agencies to monitor the spread of chytridiomycosis—one of the ...

Oct 19, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Singer death column sparks Twitter rage

(AP) -- Britain's press watchdog said Monday it had received a record 21,000 complaints about a newspaper column on the death of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately after critics used Twitter to brand the article ...

Oct 19, 2009 3 / 5 (1) 0

Teach your physicians well

As the national conversation about healthcare reform engages millions of Americans, a new Brandeis study sheds light on the values of medical faculty who train the nation's physicians and lead in health care and research ...

Oct 19, 2009 3 / 5 (1) 0