Archive: 07/7/2010

Black hole blows big bubble

Combining observations made with ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope, astronomers have uncovered the most powerful pair of jets ever seen from a stellar black hole. This object, also ...

Jul 07, 2010 4.8 / 5 (25) 7 | with audio podcast

Oil leases a threat to fishery ecosystem

(PhysOrg.com) -- The issuing of oil drilling licences off the coast of South Australia poses a serious potential threat to the ecosystem that underpins the nation?s most valuable fishing industry, a Flinders University oceanographer ...

Jul 07, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

No Speeding Reading with eBooks?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many think that ebooks could change the way we interact with the written word. They are convenient, and ereaders provide mobility -- as well as the ability to store thousands of books in a ...

Jul 07, 2010 3 / 5 (9) 3 | with audio podcast weblog

Cancer deaths continue to drop

The continued drop in overall cancer mortality rates over the last 20 years has averted more than three-quarters of a million (767,000) cancer deaths according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. The American ...

Jul 07, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Study eyes egg quality and composition

(PhysOrg.com) -- There's no substantial quality difference between organically and conventionally produced eggs. That's one of a number of findings in an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) study examining various aspects ...

Jul 07, 2010 3.5 / 5 (2) 0