Archive: 22/05/2012

Extinction looms for gibbons in Vietnam, scientists say

The first comprehensive study of gibbons in Vietnam in over a decade has found that three of the six species (the cao vit and western black crested gibbons and the northern white-cheeked gibbon) are perilously close to extinction, ...

dateMay 22, 2012 in Ecology
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Key facts about SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies is the first private company to attempt to send its own cargo capsule to the International Space Station and back.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Dark matter makes a comeback

Recent reports of dark matter’s demise may be greatly exaggerated, according to a new paper from researchers at the Institute for Advanced Study.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Astronomy
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Data in the fast lane

A new approach to managing data over a network has enabled a Microsoft Research team to set a speed record for sifting through, or “sorting,” a huge amount of data in one minute.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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