Archive: 06/24/2010

New route to killing cancer gets a test run

A targeted therapy that has generated excitement for its early success in breast cancer is now being tested in the Triangle on other cancers, including often-deadly ovarian tumors.

dateJun 24, 2010 in Cancer
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The Coolest Stars Come Out of the Dark

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have uncovered what appear to be 14 of the coldest stars known in our universe. These failed stars, called brown dwarfs, are so cold and faint that they'd be impossible to see ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Astronomy
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The case for oversharing

There's been a lot of squealing of late over our rapidly eroding privacy on the Web, with the finger of accusation pointed directly at those sneaky Facebook folks. Founder Mark Zuckerberg is now the Snidely Whiplash of the ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Internet
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Asian carp found close to Lake Michigan, past barriers

A 19-pound Asian carp has been found near the shore of Lake Michigan, above a navigation lock that regional political leaders had been demanding the Army Corps slam shut to try to keep the invaders out of the world's largest ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Ecology
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