Archive: 02/04/2011

Zuckerberg dad: Mark got computer exposure young

(AP) -- Mark Zuckerberg's father said in a radio interview Friday that an early exposure to computers inspired his son's interest in technology, and he encouraged parents to support their children's strengths ...

Feb 04, 2011
3.3 / 5 (3) 0

Researchers capture jumping genes

An ambitious hunt by Johns Hopkins scientists for actively "jumping genes" in humans has yielded compelling new evidence that the genome, anything but static, contains numerous pesky mobile elements that may help to explain ...

Feb 04, 2011
5 / 5 (8) 3 | with audio podcast

85 percent of US adults own cellphone: survey

Mobile phones are the most popular gadget among adult Americans followed by computers, digital music players, game consoles and electronic book readers, according to a new survey.

Feb 04, 2011
2.3 / 5 (3) 0

First stars in universe were not alone

The first stars in the universe were not as solitary as previously thought. In fact, they could have formed alongside numerous companions when the gas disks that surrounded them broke up during formation, ...

Feb 04, 2011
4.7 / 5 (16) 4 | with audio podcast