Archive: 20/10/2008

German spectrometer flies to the Moon

India’s first mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-1, is scheduled to take off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on the south-eastern coast of India on Wednesday, October 22nd, at 3.00 CEST. The German science and technology ...

dateOct 20, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Space tech helps to find natural resources

Using space-based technology developed during ESA's gravity mission studies, a novel gradiometer is being developed by a UK-based company to help oil and gas companies find the most appropriate locations to drill wells and ...

dateOct 20, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Pesticide concentrations decreasing

The widespread use of pesticides across the United States has been in practice for decades, with little knowledge of the long-term effects on the nation's groundwater.

dateOct 20, 2008 in Environment
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Respiratory rhythms can help predict insomnia

The breathing and heart rates and cortisol levels of women with metastatic breast cancer can be used to predict if they'll suffer from chronic insomnia and sleep disruptions, a common complaint from patients who want to maintain ...

dateOct 20, 2008 in Medical research
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