Archive: 11/08/2010

Broadband adoption slows down, but blacks catch up

(AP) -- The adoption of high-speed Internet service in homes has slowed to a crawl this year after a decade of rapid growth, according to two new studies. And it looks as if broadband is going to be a tough sell for those ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Telecom
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Advance toward earlier detection of melanoma

Scientists are reporting development of a substance to enhance the visibility of skin cancer cells during scans with an advanced medical imaging system that combines ultrasound and light. The hybrid scanner could enable doctors ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Rain contributes to cycling patterns of clouds

Like shifting sand dunes, some clouds disappear in one place and reappear in another. New work this week in Nature shows why: Rain causes air to move vertically, which breaks down and builds up cloud walls. The air movement ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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