Archive: 22/09/2010

Breaking waves in the stellar lagoon (w/ Video)

The Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a dramatic view of gas and dust sculpted by intense radiation from hot young stars deep in the heart of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Astronomy
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Titanium foams replace injured bones

Flexible yet rigid like a human bone, and immediately capable of bearing loads: a new kind of implant, made of titanium foam, resembles the inside of a bone in terms of its structural configuration. Not only does this make ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Medical research
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Largest-ever breast cancer surgery study published

A less invasive surgical procedure for detecting breast cancer spread has for the first time been proven to achieve the same cancer survival and recurrence control as traditional lymph node removal surgery in patients whose ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Cancer
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Servers perform well in cooler temperatures

Lots of energy can be saved by using outside air directly for cooling in data centers in the north. In a study by researchers of Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and the University of Helsinki, computers ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Engineering
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