Scientists study oil from Deepwater Horizon disaster
July 20, 2011, 1:39 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
After analyzing a sample taken in June 2010, researchers are able to understand what chemicals left the pipe before it was compromised in the ocean.
Fish ingesting plastic from Great Pacific Garbage Patch
July 8, 2011, 12:28 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Scientists estimate that fish ingest roughly 12,000 to 24,000 tons of plastic a year in this area located 1,000 miles west of California.
For diabetics, more aspirin may prevent heart attacks
July 5, 2011, 4:14 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A university researcher finds that diabetic patients who took up to 325 milligrams per day of aspirin had 23 percent lower risk of a heart-related death.
Professor: Respond to cyberattacks with counterattack
June 28, 2011, 12:59 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
In a forthcoming paper, a law professor argues that more passive forms of cyberdefenses, like firewalls and anti-virus software are not completely adequate when it comes to cyberattacks.