Archive: 02/26/2009

How cold is too cold for newborn calves?

It has been estimated that in the United States, nearly 100,000 calves die of cold stress annually, costing livestock producers millions of dollars a year and resulting in a desperate need for effective mitigation ...

Feb 26, 2009
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Europe names crew for Mars 'mission'

The European Space Agency (ESA) on Friday named a Frenchman and a German who will join four Russians in an innovative 105-day isolation experiment to test whether humans can one day fly to Mars.

Feb 26, 2009
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Colors of Quasars Reveal a Dusty Universe

(PhysOrg.com) -- The vast expanses of intergalactic space appear to be filled with a haze of tiny, smoke-like "dust" particles that dim the light from distant objects and subtly change their colors, according to a team of ...

Feb 26, 2009
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Data Travels Six Times Faster in the Clouds

(PhysOrg.com) -- The National Center for Data Mining (NCDM) at the University of Chicago at Illinois established a cloud computing system that can quickly compile data from widely geographically distributed ...

Feb 26, 2009
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Google introduces ads to Google News

Google has introduced ads to the results of search queries on Google News in a move aimed at turning the news aggregation site into a money-making venture that may raise the hackles of newspapers and other ...

Feb 26, 2009
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