Archive: 06/13/2011

Rumor: Unlocked iPhone 4 to come to USA

(PhysOrg.com) -- The smart phone rumors are flying around again, and this time they are about the iPhone 4. If they turn out to be true an unlocked version of the iPhone 4 will be available in retail Apple ...

Jun 13, 2011 weblog
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Creationism creeps into mainstream geology

In almost every way, the "Garden of the Gods at Colorado Springs" excursion at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) last year was a normal — even enjoyable — field trip. Standard geologic ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Global research chief sees rice boom in Africa

Subsaharan Africa could double or triple rice yields and one day even export to Asia where urban sprawl and rising sea levels threaten paddies, a global research chief said Monday.

Jun 13, 2011
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The energy debate: Coal vs. nuclear

As America struggles down the road toward a coherent energy policy that focuses on a higher degree of self-reliance, policymakers face numerous issues and realities. These include: the finite supply and environmental impact ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Slime mold prefers sleeping pills

In a new paper published in Nature Precedings, Andrew Adamatzky from the University of the West of England shows that slime molds like Physarum polycephalum prefers sleeping pills and their sedative effects over ...

Jun 13, 2011 weblog
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Sniffing out a new source of stem cells

A team of researchers, led by Emmanuel Nivet, now at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, has generated data in mice that suggest that adult stem cells from immune system tissue in the smell-sensing region ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Seeking display ad boost, Google buys Admeld

Google, bidding to boost revenue from display advertising, announced the acquisition on Monday of Admeld, a New York-based company that provides an advertising platform for publishers.

Jun 13, 2011
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