Archive: 04/7/2010

CryoSat-2 ready for launch

Following yesterday's launch dress rehearsal and the debriefing today, the Russian State Commission has given the go-ahead to launch ESA's ice mission tomorrow at 15:57 CEST.

dateApr 07, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Study links rheumatoid arthritis to vitamin D deficiency

Women living in the northeastern United States are more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting a link between the autoimmune disease and vitamin D deficiency, says a new study led by a Boston University School ...

dateApr 07, 2010 in Health
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Cosmopolitan eels

A genetic survey shows very little structure to moray eel populations in the Indo-Pacific. How, then, did 150 species of eel arise there?

dateApr 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Hooking up or dating: Who benefits?

As hooking up takes over from dating as a means of heterosexual interaction on university campuses, more women than men continue to prefer dating whereas more men than women rate hooking up above dating. Both genders however ...

dateApr 07, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Myths about teens busted in new guide for parents

The new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, dispels many common myths about adolescence with the latest scientific findings on the physical, emotional, cognitive, sexual ...

dateApr 07, 2010 in Other
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