Archive: 06/27/2008

Cluster listens to the sounds of Earth

The first thing an alien race is likely to hear from Earth is chirps and whistles, a bit like R2-D2, the robot from Star Wars. In reality, they are the sounds that accompany the aurora. Now ESA's Cluster mission is showing ...

Jun 27, 2008 4.7 / 5 (9) 0

New Quantum Strategy Keeps Web Searches Private

When an Internet user types a word or phrase into a search engine, the Web server has the ability to find out that inquiry. As more people and businesses are becoming concerned about privacy, researchers are developing new ...

Jun 27, 2008 4.5 / 5 (25) 2 feature

Prebiotic potential of almonds

Almonds, as well as being high in vitamin E and other minerals, are also thought to have other health benefits, such as reducing cholesterol. Recently published work by the Institute of Food Research has identified potential ...

Jun 27, 2008 4.7 / 5 (6) 1