Archive: 27/04/2011

Male wasps help to defend the nest

Male wasps are not exactly famous for their contributions to domestic life. Most do precious little, leaving the nest's maintenance chores to the females. Now a group of researchers has shown that when push comes to shove, ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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RIM buys scheduling app Tungle

Canada's Research In Motion (RIM) has bought Tungle, a Canadian company that makes a scheduling application that integrates with existing calendar services.

dateApr 27, 2011 in Business
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Researchers take a step toward valleytronics

Valley-based electronics, also known as valleytronics, is one step closer to reality. Two researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have shown that the valley degree of freedom in graphene can be polarized through ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in General Physics
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Five things about NASA's Voyager mission

(PhysOrg.com) -- Here are five facts about NASA's twin Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, the longest continuously-operating spacecraft in deep space. The Voyagers were built by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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