Archive: 09/20/2006

Greenland ice sheet still losing mass

Data gathered by a pair of NASA satellites orbiting Earth show Greenland continued to lose ice mass at a significant rate through April 2006, and that the rate of loss is accelerating, according to a new University ...

dateSep 20, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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How the brain keeps emotions at bay

Daily life requires that people cope with distracting emotions--from the basketball player who must make a crucial shot amidst a screaming crowd, to a salesman under pressure delivering an important pitch to a client. Researchers ...

dateSep 20, 2006 in Medical research
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To be or not to be: Is it all about spinning?

Thanks to the unique possibilities offered by ESO's Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI), astronomers have solved a 140-year-old mystery concerning active hot stars. They indeed show that the star Alpha ...

dateSep 20, 2006 in Astronomy
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