Tuesday May 14
Illuminated Snow Crystal
This 5x photo of a snow crystal, illuminated with colored lights, received an honorable mention in the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition.
Tuesday May 14
Divergent Mitochondrial Biogenesis Responses in Human Cardiomyopathy [Heart Failure]
From the Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, Department of Medicine , Division of Geriatrics , Department of Anesthesiology , and Department of Physiology , David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; the Division of Biology; California Institute of Technology; Pasadena, CA ; and the Department of Medicine, University of ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Challenges of Landing "Curiosity" on Mars
On May 16, the Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation will host a Distinguished Lecture on the challenges of landing the rover, "Curiosity" on Mars.
Is college worth it?
Mark Huffman has been a consumer news reporter for ConsumerAffairs since 2004. He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales.
Cosmic flashes could herald birth of black holes
The birth of a black hole may be signalled by a characteristic cosmic flash, according to researchers in the US.
The Japan Times
Project aims to track urban COa footprints
Smog sniffer: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Stanley Sander stands atop the California Laboratory for Atmospheric Remote Sensing facility at Mount Wilson on Friday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Project aims to track big city carbon footprints
Every time Los Angeles exhales, odd-looking gadgets anchored in the mountains above the city trace the invisible puffs of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases that waft skyward.
Sat May 11, 2013
The China Post
Moon's water may have come from Earth-bound meteorites
Scientists investigating the source of the moon's internal water have lifted telltale fingerprints from Apollo-era lunar rocks showing that the liquid may have originated from meteorites bombarding Earth.
Curiosity Reaches Out with Martian Handshake and Contemplates New Drilling
NASA's Curiosity rover reaches out in 'handshake' like gesture to welcome the end of solar conjunction and resumption of contact with Earth.
Fri May 10, 2013
Astro Pak Corporation Sets New Standard in Precision Chemical Cleaning
Astro Pak Corporation announced today that the company successfully developed new and improved processes and techniques that will significantly improve its ability to reduce non-volatile residue on a variety of componentry and hardware.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Union Democrat
Sierra Views: Woods brings science to masses
Sixteen-year-old Teresa Woods not only loves learning, she's working hard to ensure other Mother Lode students do too.
Wed May 08, 2013
ASGCT Annual Meeting to Highlight Latest Advances in Genetic and Cellular Therapeutics
The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy will be holding its 16th Annual Meeting from May 15th - May 18th, 2013 in Salt Lake City, UT.
The New Race To Space, From L.A.
A model of the Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline. Virgin Galactic aims to offer frequent and dedicated commercial space flights at the world's lowest prices.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Ericsson, PepsiCo Execs to Keynote IANS Dallas Information Security Forum
Ericsson, PepsiCo Execs to Keynote IANS Dallas Information Security Forum While Zuong joined Ericsson in 2011, he has more than 22 years of experience across the banking, insurance, financial services, healthcare and technology sectors, including senior management positions at State Farm Insurance, Bank of America and the California Institute ... (more)
The only three California universities that Bill Bennett says are "worth it"
Former U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett published a book on whether going to college is "worth it," and just three schools in the Golden State -- Harvey Mudd and Cal Tech in Southern California, and Stanford in the Bay Area made his top 10 cut.
Christian Science Monitor
Former Ed secretary: Only 4 percent of colleges worth the money. Families: Pick value.
Students study in a library at California State University, Long Beach. State universities, which are less costly, have increasing appeal as families increasingly emphasize a college's value instead of its reputation.
The Daily Record
College of Wooster class of 2013 graduation in May 13
A class of nearly 400 seniors will celebrate the end of one journey and the beginning of another when The College of Wooster hosts its 143rd commencement ceremony May 13 in the Oak Grove, 1220 Beall Ave., at 10 a.m. Graduates, along with family and friends, will hear from two honorary degree recipients -- Jacqueline Barton and John H. Bracey Jr., ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
How Stuff Works
Baked Exoplanet Gets Lab Treatment
Don't get too excited, an exoplanet hasn't really been captured from the cosmic wilds.
Sign of the Times
How do you choose which is the right university for you? You can go on campus visits, listen to academics from various departments make their pitch and try and soak up the atmosphere of the place.
Earth & Sky
New analysis suggests wind, not water, formed mound on Mars
Mount Sharp on Mars is close in size to Alaska's Mt. McKinley. New research suggests it likely emerged as strong winds carried dust and sand into the crater in which it sits.