Archive: 07/06/2011

Apple peel makes mice mighty

For Popeye, spinach was the key to extra muscle. For the mice in a new University of Iowa study, it was apples, or more precisely a waxy substance called ursolic acid that's found in apple peel.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Green tech cleans up with investors

Is there still big green to be made in green tech? A few years ago, investing in green technology companies in Silicon Valley was as de rigueur as vertical social-media sites. Those sites went away, but money continues to ...

dateJun 07, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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RIM buys mobile social game developer

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion announced Tuesday it has purchased Scoreloop, a Germany-based company which makes a toolkit for developers to add social features to mobile games.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Business
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