253World Science: New wide view of universe called unprecedented
- Mar 22, 2012
* New wide image of universe called
A panoramic image is the most detailed picture taken
of a region large enough to be representative of the
distant universe, astronomers say.
* Feeding babies on demand may improve IQ:
Infants fed whenever they want may later perform
better in school than those who were fed on a
schedule, new research suggests.
* Newer generations increasingly selfish,
Money, appearances and fame are indeed the idols of
our time, new research suggests.
* Additional evidence of elusive "God particle":
The findings on the long-sought Higgs boson are
still not definitive, physicists caution.
* Did the Moon help doom the Titanic?:
An exceedingly rare astronomical event stacked the
deck against the ill-fated ship, astronomers propose.
* Trophy for toughest bite may go to T. rex:
The terrifying dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex may have
had an even stronger bite than previously realized,
* A simpler name may help you get ahead:
Having a simple, easy-to-pronounce name may help
win you friends and favor in the workplace, new
* In night sky, a delayed replay of cataclysm
seen in 1830s:
When if first happened, cameras were barely
invented. Astronomers are now better prepared.
* Liars may be identifiable through their
Online dating might just get a bit easier if
participants learn a few sleuthing tricks, new
* Fasting found to help beat cancer in mice:
Nutrient deprivation may turn cancer cells'
relentless drive to reproduce into their own
Achilles heel, scientists suggest.
* Scientists reconstruct sound from dinosaur age:
A clean, high-pitched "ping" or chirp seems to
pierce the air when you replay a reconstruction by
scientists of an extinct cricket's song.
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