09/06/2010

Pathogens chase down migrating gypsy moths

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cornell researchers discovered that the gypsy moth's fungal and viral pathogens follow close behind migrating populations, making control efforts unnecessary, reports entomologist Ann Hajek.

New radio telescope will listen to the Universe on the FM-band

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first major radio telescope to be built in Britain for many decades will 'listen' to the sky at FM frequencies, providing vast quantities of data to a supercomputer in Holland, paving the way for unexpected ...

Telecommuting can be hazardous to your career

(PhysOrg.com) -- Working from home has many advantages. By cutting out the commute, employees can save money, boost productivity and reduce their carbon footprint.

Hungry grey whales face a ‘prey crisis’, scientists warn

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the University of Bath have reported a dramatic fall in the number of grey whale sightings in British Columbia and are investigating the reasons for the disappearance of one of their main ...

Samsung Launches LED Large Format Display

Samsung Electronics has launched the world’s first eco-friendly and large format information display (LFD) incorporating LED backlighting technology. Samsung is introducing the EX series which is the world’s thinnest ...

Hard X-rays Reach LCLS Pump Probe Instrument

(PhysOrg.com) -- On June 7, the X-ray Pump Probe instrument became the first of the Linac Coherent Light Source's scientific instruments to receive hard X-rays.

Data acquisition and coordination key to human microbiome project

At birth, your body was 100-percent human in terms of cells. At death, about 10-percent of the cells in your body will be human and the remaining 90-percent will be microorganisms. That makes you a "supraorganism," and it ...

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