Archive: 8/11/2012

Cygnus OB2: Probing a nearby stellar cradle

(—The Milky Way and other galaxies in the universe harbor many young star clusters and associations that each contain hundreds to thousands of hot, massive, young stars known as O and B stars. The star cluster ...

dateNov 08, 2012 in Astronomy
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Next-generation echo sounder ready

Norwegian researchers are putting the finishing touches on a new echo sounder that provides far more information than previous versions ever could – making it much easier to identify fish and zooplankton.

dateNov 08, 2012 in Ecology
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Belly button bacteria under the microscope

(—Researchers have discovered which bacteria species are most commonly found in our bellybuttons, but have still not discovered what governs which species will be found on which people. These are the first published ...

dateNov 08, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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