Archive: 03/23/2011

Space Image: Disappearing Act

(PhysOrg.com) -- This swirling landscape of stars is known as the North America Nebula. In visible light, the region resembles North America, but in this new infrared view from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, ...

Mar 23, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 2

Ticks are on the march in Britain

The prevalence of ticks attaching to dogs in Great Britain has been mapped by scientists as part of a national tick survey. The findings reveal that the number of dogs infested with the blood-sucking parasites ...

Mar 23, 2011 not rated yet 1

Extinction threat for 45 Australian species

Up to 45 rare species of wallaby, bandicoot and other Australian animals could become extinct within 20 years unless urgent action is taken to control introduced predators and other threats, scientists warned ...

Mar 23, 2011 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

ISIS neutron source is back online

A brand new run of experiments is underway at STFC's ISIS neutron source, from looking at ways of developing new antibiotics, through creating more effective materials in dentistry, to research that could ...

Mar 23, 2011 3 / 5 (1) 0

Envy holds back agricultural development

Agricultural innovation in developing countries can be hampered and discouraged by envy, according to research published today by academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Mar 23, 2011 not rated yet 0