Archive: 8/06/2011

Apple CEO pitches expansion to Calif. city council

(AP) -- Its ubiquitous products have already invaded the tech marketplace, and now Apple Inc. is seeking a fitting new Northern California home: a spaceship-like structure that will house an estimated 12,000 employees.

dateJun 08, 2011 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Can evolution outpace climate change?

( -- Animals and plants may not be able to evolve their way out of the threat posed by climate change, according to a UC Davis study of a tiny seashore animal. The work was published today (June 8) in the journal ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Ecology
shares0 comments 69

New supernova remnant lights up

( -- In 1987, light from an exploding star in a neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, reached Earth. Named Supernova 1987A, it was the closest supernova explosion witnessed in almost 400 years, allowing ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 37

Citrate key in bone's nanostructure

Bone is one of nature's surprising "building materials." Pound-for-pound it's stronger than steel, tough yet resilient. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have identified the composition that ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Nanomaterials
shares0 comments 0