Archive: 03/31/2011

Japan disaster sparks social media innovation

(AP) -- As Japan grapples with an unprecedented triple disaster - earthquake, tsunami, nuclear crisis - the Web has spawned creativity and innovation online amid a collective desire to ease suffering.

dateMar 31, 2011 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

Try failed stars for alien life

The search for alien life usually focuses on planets around other stars. But a lesser-known possibility is that life has sprung up on planets that somehow were ejected from their original solar systems and ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 1

New insight into 'aha' memories

When we suddenly get the answer to a riddle or understand the solution to a problem, we can practically feel the light bulb click on in our head. But what happens after the 'Aha!' moment? Why do the things we learn through ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Neuroscience
shares0 comments 0