Archive: 10/07/2009

Social networking aggregator sues Facebook

(AP) -- In a counter-punch to the world's biggest online hangout, a small Web company called has sued Facebook, saying it doesn't follow its own policy of giving users control over their content.

dateJul 10, 2009 in Internet
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Green industrial lubricant developed

A team of researchers from the University of Huelva has developed an environmentally-friendly lubricating grease based on ricin oil and cellulose derivatives, according to the journal Green Chemistry. The new formula does ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Materials Science
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Herschel first images promise bright future

Herschel has carried out the first test observations with all its instruments, with spectacular results. Galaxies, star-forming regions and dying stars comprised the telescope's first targets. The instruments provided spectacular ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Astronomy
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Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

Microbes contribute to manifold human endeavors ranging from bioenergy to agriculture to medicine. Moreover, they make the Earth's biogeochemical cycles go round, a prerequisite for all life on the planet. Exceedingly numerous, ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Biotechnology
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