Archive: 22/02/2010

Symbiotic Stars

( -- Many, perhaps even most stars, are members of binaries -- two stars that orbit each other. Symbiotic stars are a small subset of binaries with an attitude: they display characteristic, dramatic, episodic ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Astronomy
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NASA, NOAA ready GOES-P satellite for launch

NASA is preparing to launch the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P (GOES-P) from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The launch is targeted for March 2, during a launch ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Do TV ads affect children's diet, obesity?

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for Health Research and Policy have received a $2.2 million federal grant to determine whether or not TV food advertising affects children's diet, physical activity ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Health
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SFU develops super sensor devices

( -- Imagine being able to adjust your home furnace, check whether your arteries are plugging up and pinpoint the location of your child, all with a tap of the same quarter-sized brooch.

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Engineering
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