Archive: 12/10/2012

NASA gets eyeballed from Cyclone Claudia

NASA's Aqua satellite got "eyeballed" from Cyclone Claudia in the Southern Indian Ocean when two instruments captured the storm's eye in infrared and visible light. Satellite data indicates that Claudia's ...

Dec 10, 2012
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As Amazon urbanizes, rural fires burn unchecked

Many Amazonians are moving out of the countryside, in search of economic opportunities in newly booming Amazonian cities. The resulting depopulation of rural areas, along with spreading road networks and ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Quantifying corn rootworm damage

Every year farmers spend a lot of money trying to control corn rootworm larvae, which are a significant threat to maize production in the United States and, more recently, in Europe. University of Illinois researchers have ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Gmail disruption sets tech types atwitter

Gmail service was beset by disruptions on Monday, prompting users to flock to Twitter to express dismay and seek information about the Web-based email service run by Google.

Dec 10, 2012
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Samsung, Apple top 'smart device' Q3 sales

Samsung and Apple led the field of makers of "smart connected devices"—tablets, smartphones and PCs—in the third quarter as sales hit fresh records, a survey showed Monday.

Dec 10, 2012
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