Archive: 03/29/2010

1980s Video Icon Glows on Saturn Moon

The highest-resolution-yet temperature map and images of Saturn's icy moon Mimas obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal surprising patterns on the surface of the small moon, including unexpected hot ...

Mar 29, 2010
4.5 / 5 (14) 0 | with audio podcast

US clears Cisco-Tandberg deal

The US Justice Department on Monday approved Cisco's 3.4-billion-dollar purchase of Norwegian video conferencing company Tandberg, saying it would not hamper competition.

Mar 29, 2010
not rated yet 0

The death of euthanasia

It is time to discard the word euthanasia because it mixes ideas and values that confuses the debate about dying, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Mar 29, 2010
2.8 / 5 (4) 6

'Nyet' to $1 million? Math genius may reject award

(AP) -- Who doesn't want to be a millionaire? Maybe a 43-year-old unemployed bachelor who lives with his elderly mother in Russia - and who won $1 million for solving a problem that has stumped mathematicians ...

Mar 29, 2010
4.4 / 5 (19) 16

Health premiums could rise 17 pct for young adults

(AP) -- Health insurance premiums for young adults are expected to rise about 17 percent once they're required to buy insurance four years from now. That estimate is from an analysis by Rand Health.

Mar 29, 2010
4 / 5 (1) 0

6-week search finds no Asian carp near Chicago

(AP) -- An initial six-week mission to catch and kill Asian carp lurking on the Great Lakes' doorstep turned up none of the despised fish, suggesting few if any have eluded an electric barrier designed to ...

Mar 29, 2010
5 / 5 (3) 3

Researchers identify new soybean aphid biotype

University of Illinois researchers recently identified a new soybean aphid biotype that can multiply on aphid-resistant soybean varieties. Soybean aphids are the No. 1 insect threat to soybean production in the North Central ...

Mar 29, 2010
not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast