Saturday, February 22



Tsunami disaster update

“¢bull; Indonesia’s Social Affairs Ministry raised the country’s official death toll from the Dec. 26 disaster to 110,229, an increase of nearly 4,000. Sumatra island’s Aceh province was worst hit, with the number of people missing there at more than 12,000, and with 703,518 homeless survivors. Read more...



The curry cure

While many people associate spicy curry with a burning sensation on the tongue, the brain may be using the spice to prevent certain diseases. A yellow pigment in foods such as mustard and curry has the potential to combat the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease, traumatic injury to the head and Huntington’s Disease, a UCLA-Veterans Affairs study has found. Read more...


Laser has scientists seeing stars

Researchers throughout the University of California and California State University systems observed images of faraway galaxies with Hubble Space Telescope-like precision this week, all from the safety of a grounded observatory. Read more...




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