Archive: 01/04/2011

Facebook Landing Team transports company culture

AUSTIN, Texas - As Facebook evolves from insular Silicon Valley start-up to a global company with a necklace of offices around the planet, it is relying on a key tool to extend its unique culture - the Landing Team.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Business
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Insulin could be Alzheimer's therapy

A low dose of insulin has been found to suppress the expression in the blood of four precursor proteins involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease, according to new clinical research by University at Buffalo endocrinologists. ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Medical research
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Beetle may pack a big punch in curbing salt cedar

( -- Non-native vegetation’s infiltration to the greater Southwest has caused its share of ecosystem concerns over the years. Now Heather Bateman is looking at the effectiveness of some of the methods employed ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Ecology
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Harvesting energy

Imagine a cell phone battery that charges with every step you take or a spacesuit that uses astronauts' expended energy to run the suit's electronics. A team of college students conducting NASA research on this innovative ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Salt-seeking spacecraft arrives at launch site

( -- An international spacecraft that will take NASA's first space-based measurements of ocean surface salinity has arrived at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Aquarius/SAC-D mission ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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