Archive: 02/7/2013

Sun produces two CMEs

In the evening of Feb. 5, 2013, the sun erupted with two coronal mass ejections or CMEs that may glance near-Earth space. Experimental NASA research models, based on observations from the Solar Terrestrial ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Space Exploration
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For ant pupae, status means being heard

caught between larva and adulthood—status is all about being heard. The findings, reported online on February 7 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, add to evidence that ants can communicate abstra ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Review: 'Dead Space 3' a less scary, solid shooter

Isaac Clarke has grown over the first two "Dead Space" games from a troubled systems engineer into a full-fledged action hero, so it would be naive to think that the series would not morph alongside its protagonist.

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Software
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Waste dump at the end of the world

On their mission to the moon in 1969 the Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin created arguably the most famous footprints ever. Since the time the astronauts of the Apollo 11 Mission stepped onto the ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Environment
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EU maps out new cyber-security plan

The European Commission on Thursday launched a new cyber-security plan, aimed at safeguarding vital information systems and bolstering the bloc's defences against a growing criminal threat.

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Internet
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Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues

Endlessly frustrated by congested roads, computer scientists at California State University, in Fullerton have developed a satellite navigation system, GeoTNavi, which hooks into historical traffic data and current vehicle ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Engineering
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Social network use reflects East-West disparity

The stark contrast between America's "me-first" culture and the "collective-good" mentality in China is reflected in the two countries' use of social networking sites, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Social Sciences
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