Archive: 01/02/2012

Judge allows SC Twitter lawsuit go move forward

(AP) -- A South Carolina company's lawsuit accusing a former employee of costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost business when he took Twitter followers can go forward, a federal judge has ruled.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Internet
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A mighty revealing mouse

Ten years ago, when Prof. Neville Pillay first started investigating the semi-desert-dwelling African striped mouse or Rhabdomys in the Goegap Nature Reserve near Springbok, Northern Cape, he never anticipated how important ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Apps for day-to-day work

Games, e-mails and around-the-clock Internet access – smartphones are making the information culture an even more prominent part of everyday life. Businesses and employers are also increasingly relying on mobile companions ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Software
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Image: Crack discovered in Pine Island Glacier

(PhysOrg.com) -- In mid-October 2011, NASA scientists working in Antarctica discovered a massive crack across the Pine Island Glacier, a major ice stream that drains the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Extending for 19 miles (30 ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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