Archive: 1/07/2010

Microsoft banishes battery bungling

Microsoft is taking the fumbling out of figuring out which way batteries fit into gadgets. The US technology colossus on Thursday unveiled "InstaLoad" technology that lets batteries energize devices regardless of how the ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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New rules bring online piracy fight to US campuses

(AP) -- Starting this month, colleges and universities that don't do enough to combat the illegal swapping of "Avatar" or Lady Gaga over their computer networks put themselves at risk of losing federal funding.

dateJul 01, 2010 in Other
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Researchers Shed Light on Birth of the First Stars

( -- In the beginning, there were hydrogen and helium. Created in the first three minutes after the Big Bang, these elements gave rise to all other elements in the universe. The factories that made this possible ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Astronomy
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Print your own lasers, lights and TV screens

Imagine printing your own room lighting, lasers, or solar cells from inks you buy at the local newsagent. Jacek Jasieniak and his colleagues at CSIRO, the University of Melbourne and the University of Padua in Italy, have ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in General Physics
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High potassium? Check your antibiotic

Older adults taking the antibiotic combination trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)—widely prescribed for urinary tract infections—are at increased risk of elevated potassium levels, called hyperkalemia, according ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Medications
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