Archive: 09/11/2009

Migrating birds chill to fatten up

Marathon runners are famed for pasta packing in the days before a big run but when tiny passerine birds set out on their epic migrations, the distances are too great to cover on the energy reserves with which they embark. ...

Sep 11, 2009
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Engineered pea seeds protect against parasites

A breed of pea seeds has been created that contains antibodies against coccidiosis, a disease caused by a parasite that attacks chickens. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Biotechnology describe the develo ...

Sep 11, 2009
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Loopt shows iPhone a new trick

Apple's iPhone has been a sensation from its launch -- even if, digitally speaking, it can't walk and chew gum at the same time. There are now more than 65,000 applications in the App Store, but the iPhone runs only one ...

Sep 11, 2009
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Upgrading RAM is a simple process

Question: I'm in the market for a new laptop, and I want to be sure it has four gigabytes of RAM. My friends tell me to buy the cheapest configuration and upgrade the RAM myself. How hard is it to upgrade RAM in a computer?

Sep 11, 2009
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