Archive: 2/04/2010

Longer-lasting flowers: Fresh ideas from ARS researchers

Tomorrow's fragrant bouquets and colorful potted plants might last longer, thanks to floriculture research by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Cai-Zhong Jiang. His investigations might help boost the ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Other
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Shining Light on Graphene-Metal Interactions

( -- By controlling the layered growth of graphene - a relatively "new" form of carbon that's just a single atom thick - researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory have uncovered intriguing details about the ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Nanophysics
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US media raves over Apple iPad

US media outlets are gushing like star-struck lovers over the Apple iPad in early reviews as software makers hustle to ready programs for its much-anticipated sales launch on Saturday.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Treatment checklists may cut hospital deaths

Patient deaths at three London hospitals have been cut by almost 15% after introducing treatment checklists (known as care bundles), finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Other
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Web site of China-based journalist club attacked

(AP) -- An organization for foreign journalists based in China has become the latest victim of cyberattacks targeting the Web sites or e-mail accounts of human rights groups and reporters focused on China.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Internet
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