Archive: 25/04/2011

Dust, blowing in the wind

( -- Interstellar space contains vast quantities of dust that obscures our view while helping to catalyze the chemical reactions that turn atomic gases into complex molecular species. Most dust is made in the ...

dateApr 25, 2011 in Astronomy
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Second computer worm 'hits Iran'

Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country, a military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday without specifying the target.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Internet
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FDA says Merck drug successfully fights hepatitis

Federal health officials said Monday a highly-anticipated drug to treat hepatitis C made by Merck appears to cure more patients in less time than established drugs that have been used for 20 years. But the agency has questions ...

dateApr 25, 2011 in Medications
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Chilean scallop farms devastated by tsunami

Thousands of miles from the shores of Japan across the Pacific Ocean, Chilean shellfish farmers are facing an uncertain future after a giant wave traveled the seas and washed away their scallop beds.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Environment
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