Archive: 5/01/2010

3 Questions: Making unemployment work

( -- The worst of the economic recession may be behind us, but the unemployment rate stubbornly remains around 10 percent, the highest since the early 1980s (the Bureau of Labor Statistics is set to release its ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Study takes a look at social networking sites

( -- Online social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter are now firmly implanted in the cultural mainstream. Yet in spite of their popularity - Facebook currently has 300 million users - relatively ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Other
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From arc to park

( -- Parasite infections are an important threat in conservation biology, particularly to individuals that have been bred in captivity for release into the wild.

dateJan 05, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Quantum age edges closer

( -- The arrival of superfast quantum computing is closer following recent breakthroughs by an international team led by UNSW researchers.

dateJan 05, 2010 in General Physics
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Roundworm Repository Contributes to Agricultural Wellbeing

( -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Beltsville, Md., manage a most unusual sort of insurance: 43,000 slides and vials containing all manner of wormlike organisms called nematodes, from the costliest ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Other
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