Archive: 20/12/2010

Satellite data reduce invasion of alien species

(PhysOrg.com) -- Every day, thousands of different organisms are carried far from their natural habitat in water used as ship ballast. To reduce the transfer of invasive aquatic species between ecosystems, satellites are ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Environment
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Robotic surgery for head and neck cancer shows promise

Less-invasive robotic surgery for upper airway and digestive track malignant tumors is as effective as other minimally invasive surgical techniques based on patient function and survival, according to University of Alabama ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Qualcomm shuts FLO TV, sells spectrum to AT&T

US technology company Qualcomm, after pulling the plug on its FLO TV service, announced Monday it was selling its US wireless spectrum licenses to telecom giant AT&T for over 1.9 billion dollars.

dateDec 20, 2010 in Telecom
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Volunteers to hunt for 'lost planets'

(PhysOrg.com) -- The public are being asked to help Oxford University astronomers find planets orbiting other stars which may have been 'lost' in the data from over 100,000 stars. Volunteers could even find 'Earth-like' alien ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Space Exploration
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