Archive for June 9th, 2012
The apparently barren ice of the Arctic can host huge bright green blooms of microscopic plantlike organisms underneath it — all hidden from satellites — suggesting that the Arctic Ocean is far more productive than previously thought, scientists find.
Last night, under a reasonably clear sky, we paid a visit to our neighborhood astronomical observatory to use its 18.5" refracting telescope, the lens of which was made & first used in the early 1860s.
With this, at the time, cutting edge technology, Saturn looks pretty much like this:
Today, Cassini offers us this:
It’s not always fun being compared to the competition.
But, Roche Holdings AG took the chance with a head-to-head study it financed pitting its rheumatoid arthritis treatment Actemra against the market-leader Humira, Abbott Laboratories’ blockbuster.
Actemra fared better at reducing arthritis symptoms—swollen, painful joints—according to the study results, presented Friday morning at a European arthritis conference. Actemra is made by Roche’s Genentech unit.
Actemra Side Effects — drugs.com
Humira Side Effects — drugs.com