Archive: 06/24/2008

Firm location determines equity issuance

[B]Seasoned equity offerings less common for rural firms[/B] A new study in the journal Financial Management reveals that firms in rural areas are less likely to issue equity than firms in urban areas. In addition, rural firm ...

Jun 24, 2008 1 / 5 (1) 0

Cooperative system could wipe out car alarm noise

The persistent, annoying blare of an ignored car alarm may become a sound of the past if a cooperative, mutable and silent network of monitors proposed by Penn State researchers is deployed in automobiles and parking lots.

Jun 24, 2008 4.3 / 5 (12) 2

How did the universe begin?

One of the most interesting questions considered by astrophysicists deals with the start of our universe. Indeed, there is a great deal of speculation on the subject, with different theories about how the universe began, ...

Jun 24, 2008 3.9 / 5 (190) 137 feature

Pigs prefer 3 square meals a day

Pigs raised in conventional indoor pens have different feeding patterns from those raised under more natural conditions. Research published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica shows ...

Jun 24, 2008 3 / 5 (6) 2