Archive: 06/08/2010

Hong Kong protesters picket Apple supplier meeting

(AP) -- Protesters picketed Foxconn's annual general meeting in Hong Kong on Tuesday, accusing both the Apple Inc. supplier and computer giant of poor corporate ethics after a spate of suicides at Foxconn ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Business
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Training eye movement may reduce driver distraction

More than 16 people are killed and more than 1,300 people are injured each day in crashes involving a distracted driver, a phenomenon that could be reduced with the right application of motion information and appropriate ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Other
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New national telescope at La Silla

A new robotic telescope has had first light at ESO's La Silla Observatory, in Chile. TRAPPIST (TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope) is devoted to the study of planetary systems through two ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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New shortcut to cell growth

People have them, cats have them and whales have some, too. Neurons, those interlinked nerve cells that carry sensations including pain, stretch from our spinal cords to the tips of our toes, paws or fins. According to a ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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