Archive: 10/2/2009

Herschel views deep-space pearls on a cosmic string

(PhysOrg.com) -- Herschel has delivered spectacular vistas of cold gas clouds lying near the plane of the Milky Way, revealing intense, unexpected activity. The dark, cool region is dotted with stellar factories, ...

Oct 02, 2009
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Black rat does not bother Mediterranean seabirds

Human activities have meant invasive species have been able to populate parts of the world to which they are not native and alter biodiversity there over thousands of years. Now, an international team of scientists ...

Oct 02, 2009
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Women's soccer -- get fit while having fun

New Danish research shows that women benefit more from playing recreational soccer than from running when it comes to overall fitness. And that's not all -- women playing soccer experience a higher degree of motivation when ...

Oct 02, 2009
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Cholesterol necessary for brain development

A derivative of cholesterol is necessary for the formation of brain cells, according to a study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. The results, which are published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, can he ...

Oct 02, 2009
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Heart of a galaxy emits gamma rays

(PhysOrg.com) -- Quite a few distant galaxies turn out to be cosmic delivery rooms. Large numbers of massive stars are born in the hearts of these starburst galaxies, and later explode as supernovae. In the ...

Oct 02, 2009
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Get everyone in US online, high-level panel says

(AP) -- The nation needs to give the same urgency to making sure all Americans have broadband access as the Eisenhower administration did in building an interstate highway system a half-century ago, a report ...

Oct 02, 2009
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