Archive: 04/23/2010

The joy is in the social hunt

The popularity of social networking websites has grown dramatically in recent years. One of the most popular sites, Facebook.com, now boasts more than 350 million users worldwide. With so many people interacting with each ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Helping the NRC look below the surface

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are helping U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) experts model the movement of radioactive materials in the soil. Their findings can be used to fine-tune the risk assessment ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Environment
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Passwords are passe but biometrics are not mobile

Writing in the International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing, researchers from the US and Germany point out an inherent flaw in the financial industry adopting biometric logins to boost security in that the ad ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Other
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3 Questions: David Jones on heart problems

(PhysOrg.com) -- With a universal health-care law set to cover all United States citizens starting in 2013, many experts are now wondering how medical costs can be contained.

dateApr 23, 2010 in Health
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Study helps explain how we can sense temperatures

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) have shed new light on the molecular mechanism that enables us to sense temperature, such as the heat from ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Neuroscience
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