Archive: 04/08/2009

New iPhone app works by bump, not touch

It is somehow fitting that University of Chicago business school students would develop an iPhone app that works by bump, not touch, on Apple's famed screen. After all, it was a former U of C professor, President Barack ...

Apr 08, 2009
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Will Wright to leave Electronic Arts

(AP) -- Will Wright, the video game designer behind such hits as "The Sims" and "Spore," is leaving game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. after 12 years.

Apr 08, 2009
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Magnetic Vortex Switch Leads to Electric Pulse

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Arkansas have shown that changing the chirality, or direction of spin, of a nanoscale magnetic vortex creates an electric pulse, suggesting that such a pulse might be of use ...

Apr 08, 2009
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Mountain Lion! Stand or Run?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new UC Davis study of 110 years of mountain-lion attacks on people suggests the conventional wisdom of standing your ground may not always be the right course.

Apr 08, 2009
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