Archive: 02/03/2009

Playing a ruthless game

Plenty of young gamers dream about playing videogames for a living, but Robert Bishop has a plan: It's all a matter of suckering in enough victims to make it happen.

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Software
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Living longer thanks to the 'longevity gene'

A variation in the gene FOXO3A has a positive effect on the life expectancy of humans, and is found much more often in people living to 100 and beyond - moreover, this appears to be true worldwide. A research group in the ...

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Genetics
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Defectors take the car, cooperators go by bus

National economies are driven by the automobile, even during an economic downturn. Every day, hundreds of millions of people take their cars to visit remote places, to commute, and to reach the supermarket.

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Other
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