Archive: 07/12/2009

Nobel winners helped by independence, coffee

(AP) -- Intellectual freedom, independent research and frequent coffee breaks with colleagues helped this year's Nobel Prize winners make their groundbreaking scientific discoveries.

dateDec 07, 2009 in Other
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Whitman says eBay didn't misuse Craigslist data

(AP) -- Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman said Monday she was unaware of any attempt by the Internet marketplace to misuse confidential data from Craigslist to help eBay develop a competing online classifieds business.

dateDec 07, 2009 in Internet
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Super cool atom thermometer

As physicists strive to cool atoms down to ever more frigid temperatures, they face the daunting task of developing new, reliable ways of measuring these extreme lows. Now a team of physicists has devised a thermometer that ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in General Physics
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Google CEO joins Twitter

Google chief executive Eric Schmidt, who took some flak earlier this year for calling Twitter a "poor man's email system," has joined the hot micro-blogging service.

dateDec 07, 2009 in Internet
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