Archive: 30/04/2010

Transportation governed by simple rules

( -- All life on earth is threatened by chaos. In this sense, a cell is like a ship which could at any moment sink in a sea of chaos. It must constantly consume energy to maintain the same level of order to avoid ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Biochemistry
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The Supernovae of Triangulum

( -- The Triangulum Galaxy, at a distance of only 2.6 million light-years, is one of the closest spiral galaxies to earth. It is also the third largest member of our galactic neighborhood (after Andromeda and ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Astronomy
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Cell phone sales up 22 pct as economy recovers

(AP) -- The number of cell phones sold worldwide rose 22 percent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, as both the economic recovery and an appetite for smart phones drove a rebound in sales, according to research ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Business
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Gulf spill spells uncertainty for new drilling

(AP) -- In the conservative Florida Pandhandle, where Sarah Palin's battle cry "Drill, Baby, Drill" is still visible on car bumpers, some are reconsidering their support of offshore drilling as a growing spill in the Gulf ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Environment
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