Archive: 12/22/2009

Social networking changing the way we travel

(AP) -- Isahrai Azaria is heading to Austin, Texas, in February, and thanks to Facebook, she already has 40 acquaintances, an invitation to go water tubing, and a line on the best vegetarian lunch place in ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Internet
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Method makes refineries more efficient

(PhysOrg.com) -- Refineries could trim millions of dollars in energy costs annually by using a new method developed at Purdue University to rearrange the distillation sequence needed to separate crude petroleum into products.

dateDec 22, 2009 in Other
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Researchers crack part of the neuronal code

(PhysOrg.com) -- Prostheses for paralysed patients, communication with patients who have lost all capacity for normal communication - the hopes for modern brain research are high. However, such brain-machine ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Gene for devastating kidney disease discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Children's Hospital Boston and Brigham and Women's Hospital have identified an important genetic cause of a devastating kidney disease that is the second leading cause of kidney failure in ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Genetics
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