Archive: 02/14/2012

Ahead of the Bell: Zynga to post 4Q results

(AP) -- Zynga will show whether it was able to further boost its rapidly growing number of followers, as well as its profit and revenue as a publicly traded company, when the online game maker reports fourth-quarter results ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Business
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UK is a nation of supportive partners

Partners provide a vital source of positive emotional support for the vast majority of people in the UK. Nine out of ten people who were married or cohabiting talk to their partner about their worries, according to data from ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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A swirling oasis of life

A serpentine eddy swirls in the southern Indian Ocean several hundred kilometers off the coast of South Africa in this natural-color image, acquired by NASA’s Terra satellite on December 26, 2011.

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Developing hardier, weather-resistant crops

At first, the back room of plant physiologist Edgar Spalding's lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison might be mistaken for an alien space ship set straight out of a Hollywood movie. It's a room bathed in low-red light ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Biotechnology
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How mountain ranges get their shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tectonic, climate and the topography of the mountain ranges interact through a complex system of interactions and feedbacks. The nature and strength of these links are examined on the basis ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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The survivors of a 13 billion year old massacre

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our Milky Way galaxy is surrounded by some 200 compact groups of stars, containing up to a million stars each. At 13 billion years of age, these globular clusters are almost as old as the ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Astronomy
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