Archive: 03/09/2011

Can ordinary people make money on Twitter?

Reports this week that celebrities are earning up to $10,000 per tweet on Micro-blogging site Twitter has caught the attention of ordinary social media users who are now asking how they can make money too.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Internet
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Fluorescent tail tags TB

A new way of detecting tuberculosis (TB) inside cells has been developed by scientists from Oxford University and NIH in the US.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Read all about it!

A new study of wrongdoing and its cultures in Spain 1800-1936 will explore the fascination of popular versions of crime and other misdemeanours in ways that reflect also on our attitudes to crime in our time.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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Learning to see consciously

Our brains process many more stimuli than we become aware of. Often images enter our brain without being noticed: visual information is being processed, but does not reach consciousness, that is, we do not ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Stem cell study aims to reduce amputations

UC Davis Vascular Center researchers have embarked on a highly anticipated study that involves using a patient's own stem cells to increase blood circulation to the lower leg with the hope of preventing amputation due to ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Medical research
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The most distant mature galaxy cluster

Astronomers have used an armada of telescopes on the ground and in space, including the Very Large Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile to discover and measure the distance to the most remote mature ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Astronomy
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Mexico approves GM maize pilot project

Mexico has approved its first pilot project to grow genetically-modified (GM) maize, a move expected to draw fire from environmental groups who fear its impact on treasured local corn.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Internet banking surges in southeast Asia

Online banking sites in Southeast Asia saw a sharp rise in users last year, as institutions grew more Internet-savvy and customers got used to paying their bills on the web, research showed on Wednesday.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Internet
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