Archive: 03/11/2011

US video game sales up 3 percent in February

U.S. retail sales of video-game hardware, software and accessories edged up 3 percent in February compared with the same month last year, helped in part by strong sales of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 game system ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Business
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Harvard's graphene DNA sequencing licensed

Oxford Nanopore Technologies today announced an exclusive agreement with Harvard University's Office of Technology Development for the development of graphene for DNA sequencing. Graphene is a robust, single ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Optical illusions show vision in a new light

Optical illusions have fascinated humans throughout history. Greek builders used an optical illusion to ensure that that their columns appeared straight (they built them with a bulge) and we are all intrigued by the mental ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Thrill-seeking females work hard for their next fix

It seems that women become addicted to cocaine more easily than men and find it harder to give up. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Biology of Sex Differences reinforces this position by sho ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Other
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