Archive: 02/03/2009

IBM To Build Supercomputer For U.S. Government

(PhysOrg.com) -- The U.S. Government has contracted out IBM to build a massive supercomputer bigger than any supercomputer out there. The supercomputer system, called Sequoia, will be capable of delivering ...

Feb 03, 2009 weblog
4.8 / 5 (10) 14

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.

Feb 03, 2009
not rated yet 1

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 ...

Feb 03, 2009
3 / 5 (2) 0

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.

Feb 03, 2009
3.2 / 5 (5) 7