Archive: 4/05/2010

Countdown to Pad Abort 1 Test

( -- NASA’s latest flight test, called Pad Abort 1 (PA-1), is scheduled for launch on Thursday, May 6, at the Orion Abort Flight Test Launch Complex 32E at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

Study examines incidence of gastric cancer

The incidence of a certain type of gastric cancer has declined in the last 30 years for all age groups and races, except for whites 25 to 39 years of age, according to a study in the May 5 issue of JAMA.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Cancer
shares0 comments 0

Robotic cell phones express emotions (w/ Video)

( -- Ji-Dong Yim and Chris Shaw, scientists in Simon Fraser University's School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), are the proud parents of a robotic cell phone family that can walk, dance and express ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Robotics
shares0 comments 3

Bird molecules challenge to Moa's Ark theory

( -- The so-called "Moa's Ark" theory - that New Zealand's animal and plant life has evolved largely untouched over 80 million years since the Gondwana supercontinent broke up - is being challenged by new molecular ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Evolution
shares0 comments 0