Archive: 07/03/2012

Physics puts new lens on major eye disease

It’s not easy for a theoretical physicist and an ophthalmologist to see eye-to-eye. But a collaboration between the two at Emory University proved worth the effort, sparking a new insight into the leading ...

Jul 03, 2012
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Three-city patent court gets nod from EU leaders

(Phys.org) -- A one-stop panEuropean patent court system with functions divided among three cities is now in the wings, bringing Europe a new day for a single European patent system. After a decision left ...

Jul 03, 2012 report
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The 'flame' burns bright in new WISE image

(Phys.org) -- A new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, shows the candle-like Flame nebula lighting up a cavern of dust. The Flame nebula is part of the Orion complex, a turbulent ...

Jul 03, 2012
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US online-deals firm eyes road less traveled

Online coupons are last year's news. That is the view from number two US online deals firm Living Social, which is battling sector leader Groupon by offering what executives call "unique" or original experiences that are ...

Jul 03, 2012
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Battle is joined for Japan's e-book market

In highly-literate and gadget-loving Japan, e-books are curiously rare -- but battle for the largely-untapped and potentially hugely lucrative market is about to commence.

Jul 03, 2012
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Kodak wins OK to auction digital patents

(AP) — Kodak says bankruptcy court has approved an auction of its imaging patent portfolios over the objections of Apple and FlashPoint Technologies, giving the photography pioneer clarity on ownership claims.

Jul 03, 2012
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