Archive: 13/09/2010

Hubble harvests distant solar system objects

Beyond the orbit of Neptune reside countless icy rocks known as trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs). One of the biggest, Pluto, is classified as a dwarf planet. The region also supplies us with comets such as famous Comet Halley. ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Astronomy
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Can the kids be all right if they are gay too?

New research on the children of LGBTQ people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) has unequivocally revealed that they are not only psychologically healthy, but often appear to exhibit better social and academic ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Female marine snails trick amorous males

Sexual conflict is not only a human phenomenon. Swedish scientists at the University of Gothenburg have shown that females of the rough periwinkle conceal their gender identity in order to avoid excessive copulation.

dateSep 13, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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