Archive: 08/9/2006

New Discovery in Fluorine Chemistry Poised to End PFOA Woes

Manufacturers of stain-repellents, non-stick cookware and other fluoropolymer-based materials will soon have an alternative to using controversial PFOA when developing such supplies. Fluorine chemist and Trinity Western University ...

Aug 09, 2006
2.3 / 5 (22) 1

Climate Change Threatens Pollination Timing

In addition to the more obvious effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and increasing storm activity, there is the potential to dramatically alter ecological communities. Dr. David Inouye, director ...

Aug 09, 2006
3.2 / 5 (5) 0

How angry customers get revenge (and create civic protest)

In the first study to explore how consumers attempt to gain revenge against corporations that have wronged them, researchers from Arizona State University find strong parallels between consumer complaint Web sites and other ...

Aug 09, 2006
4 / 5 (7) 0

An oblique look on the north lunar far west

This image, taken by the Advanced Moon Imaging Experiment (AMIE) on board ESA’s SMART-1 spacecraft, provides an 'oblique' view of the lunar surface towards the limb, around the Mezentsev, Niepce and Merrill ...

Aug 09, 2006
3.1 / 5 (8) 0

Scientists Learn How Brain 'Boots up' to Process Sensory Info

The same chemical in the body that is targeted by the drug Viagra also helps our brains “boot up” in the morning so we can process sights, sound, touch and other sensory information. The discovery could lead to a better ...

Aug 09, 2006
4.7 / 5 (15) 0
  • Pages: 1 2