Archive: 02/22/2011

3D nanoparticle in atomic resolution

For the first time, scientists from Empa and ETH Zurich have, in collaboration with a Dutch team, managed to measure the atomic structure of individual nanoparticles. The technique, recently published in Nature, could ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Poor park planning drives kids indoors

What does it take to keep children active when they get home from school? It seems that what your neighborhood offers in terms of parks and playgrounds has a lot to do with it. In a study looking at the links between the ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Health
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Men attend childbirth classes for partner's sake

Although their involvement is very different, childbirth is an important shared experience for the first-time father and his partner, yet men generally attend childbirth classes only for their partner's sake, reveals research ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Social Sciences
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