Archive: 12/11/2013

Image: Yellowknife Bay formation on Mars

This mosaic of images from Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam) shows geological members of the Yellowknife Bay formation. The scene has the Sheepbed mudstone in the foreground and rises up through Gillespie ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Multinationals boost Ireland but jobs go unfilled

Many of the world's leading tech companies call Ireland home, providing a boost for the cash-strapped nation but huge employment opportunities are being missed as Ireland marks the end of its bailout on Sunday.

dateDec 11, 2013 in Business
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Cobalt-60 still sitting in Mexican cornfield

A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 is still sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago after being abandoned by thieves in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said Tuesday.

dateDec 11, 2013 in Environment
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Online game addiction law divides SKorea

A law under consideration in South Korea's parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as "StarCraft" with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Internet
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