Archive: 10/01/2009

In amoeba world, cheating doesn't pay

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cheaters may prosper in the short term, but over time they seem doomed to fail, at least in the microscopic world of amoebas where natural selection favors the noble.

Oct 01, 2009
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Cisco uses cash hoard to buy Norwegian co. for $3B

(AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. tapped its immense cash hoard and announced a deal Thursday to buy Norway's Tandberg ASA for $3 billion in a bid to dominate the global market for videoconferencing equipment.

Oct 01, 2009
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Symmetrical brains can be an advantage

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many studies have found widespread asymmetry in the brains of different species, including humans, and most have assumed asymmetry is advantageous. A new paper, published in the Proceedings of ...

Oct 01, 2009 weblog
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Study: Why the best soccer teams don't always win

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent study, published in the October edition of the Journal of Applied Statistics, looked at soccer as being an experiment to determine which of two teams is superior, but their analys ...

Oct 01, 2009 weblog
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NY publisher releases Deveraux novel as video book

(AP) -- The latest novel from best-selling romance author Jude Deveraux isn't exactly a book. "Promises" is a reading and viewing experience, a digital text in which videos not only complement the narrative ...

Oct 01, 2009
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