Archive: 7/07/2010

Newborn stars discovered in dark cosmic cloud

A wave of massive star formation appears poised to begin within a mysterious, dark cloud in the Milky Way. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed a secluded birthplace for stars within a wispy, dark cloud named named ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Astronomy
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Proteins prove their metal

( -- The word 'metal' conjures up images of machines and heavy industry but metals are also intimately involved in the biological processes that regulate our bodies and underpin new energy technologies.

dateJul 07, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Bye-bye trolls? Blizzard forums to use real names

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard's move to require people to use their real names if they want to post messages in online forums for games is the latest sign that online anonymity is falling out of favor with many companies.

dateJul 07, 2010 in Internet
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Not what the doctors order

A Northeastern University faculty researcher said the elderly often fail to take their medications as prescribed, creating quality-of-life issues, especially for older people with multiple chronic diseases.

dateJul 07, 2010 in Health
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