Archive: 05/08/2012

SLAC's newest facility kicks off user run

(Phys.org) -- After months of installation and commissioning efforts, SLAC's newest user facility welcomed its first two groups of experimenters on Friday. They came to use the tightly focused electron bunches ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in General Physics
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Jury deadlocks on key issue in Google-Oracle trial

A federal jury failed to agree on a pivotal issue in Oracle's copyright-infringement case against Google, blunting the impact of its finding that Google relied on another company's technology to build its ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Business
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Harnessing natural light, indoors

(Phys.org) -- Using the most recent generation windows, architects and lighting designers can to control daylight, directing it where they want within a room. An EPFL laboratory has developed a simulation ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Software
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PHP Group to try again to fix vulnerability

(Phys.org) -- The PHP group, under fire for prematurely pushing out a patch to fix a recently uncovered vulnerability in the language, says it is working on another patch to fix the problem as web site owners ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Software report
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Finding a positive parental balance

(Phys.org) -- Wondering why your toddler is acting up? University of Alberta researcher Christina Rinaldi says it may be time to take a look at your parental style—and your partner’s.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Greenhouse workers showcase soil and light

(Phys.org) -- Light and dirt can make all the difference when it comes to growing plants, stress scientists at the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (CUAES). Yet many researchers fail to consider ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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