News tagged with appearance

Stars ancient and modern?

(Phys.org)—This colourful view of the globular star cluster NGC 6362 was captured by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. This new picture, ...

dateOct 31, 2012 in Astronomy
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Vikings as criminal profilers

(Phys.org)—A researcher from the University of Aberdeen, who presented today at the British Science Festival, suggested this is a problem Viking societies themselves were deeply concerned about – so much ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Other
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Research boom on ingredients for 'enhanced cosmetics'

Growing demand among baby boomers and others for "enhanced cosmetics" that marry cosmetics and active ingredients to smooth wrinkled skin and otherwise improve appearance is fostering research on micro-capsules and other ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Other
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Fly named in honor of Beyonce

A previously un-named species of horse fly whose appearance is dominated by its glamorous golden lower abdomen has been named in honour of American pop diva, Beyoncé – a member of the former group Destiny's Child, ...

dateJan 13, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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