Archive: 26/10/2010

Kepler spacecraft takes pulse of distant stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international cadre of scientists that used data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft announced Tuesday the detection of stellar oscillations, or "starquakes," that yield new insights about the size, age and ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Astronomy
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Researchers simulate cyber soldiers for sale

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers, who are mimicking the debilitating attacks of cyber robot armies to help defend the Australian and Indian governments, will discuss their work tomorrow (October 27) at Queensland University of ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Internet
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Obedient sensory neurons

Using monkey electrophysiology, Dr. Koida and Dr. Komatsu (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan) found that task demand altered the response of the inferior temporal neurons.

dateOct 26, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Taking a closer look at plaque

A team of University of Rochester scientists is using the technique of Raman spectroscopy to study two common dental plaque bacteria, Streptococcus sanguis and mutans. The relative balance of the two may be an indicator of ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Biochemistry
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