Archive: 07/20/2012

Five potential habitable exoplanets now

(Phys.org) -- New data suggest the confirmation of the exoplanet Gliese 581g and the best candidate so far of a potential habitable exoplanet. The nearby star Gliese 581 is well known for having four planets ...

dateJul 20, 2012 in Astronomy
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US venture funding falls 12 percent in 2Q to $7B

(AP) — Funding for startups fell 12 percent in the April-June period as U.S. venture capitalists poured less money into fewer deals than a year earlier. But the number of companies getting funded in the earliest stages ...

dateJul 20, 2012 in Business
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Social media becomes outlet after deadly spree

News of Friday's horrific shooting spree in a US movie theater spread quickly on social media, and video and pictures from the scene spread around the world within minutes of the deadly attack.

dateJul 20, 2012 in Internet
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Dominant deer hinds choose the best food

Deer hinds (Cervus elaphus) have a hierarchical organisation system: the oldest and largest hold the most dominant positions. Therefore, a nutrient rich diet benefits the more dominant hinds, who have prefer ...

dateJul 20, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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