Archive: 01/11/2011

Forensic test to identify hair color from DNA

Watch out would-be criminals, because new tools are on the way that could make crime pay even less. A group of European researchers has laid the foundation for a test that can identify hair color from DNA ...

Jan 11, 2011
5 / 5 (2) 1 | with audio podcast

ConnectU faces skeptical judges in Facebook appeal

A skeptical panel of judges is mulling whether Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg duped former Harvard classmates in a $65 million settlement of a lawsuit charging that he stole the idea for the website recently ...

Jan 11, 2011
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Doctor: Giffords breathing on her own after attack

(AP) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was breathing on her own and moving both arms after being shot in the head, doctors said Tuesday. Giffords still has a breathing tube to prevent infections such as pneumonia, ...

Jan 11, 2011
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Engineers give solar power a boost

The growing popularity of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the United States has made it more important to maximize their power input. That's why UC San Diego environmental engineering professor Jan Kleissl is working ...

Jan 11, 2011
4.4 / 5 (5) 10 | with audio podcast