Archive: 09/14/2009

You're never too old to learn

Dr. Lixia Yang (above) and her co-author, Ralf Krampe of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany, found that seniors were able to retain 50 per cent of concepts they learned almost a year before.

Sep 14, 2009
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Microsoft swaps pictures for text in some searches

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is testing a way to display some search results as galleries of moveable images instead of text links, part of its ongoing attempt to differentiate its Bing search engine from Google.

Sep 14, 2009
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Intuit buying Mint.com for 170 mln dlrs

Financial software company Intuit Inc. announced on Monday that it has agreed to purchase personal finance website Mint.com for 170 million dollars in cash.

Sep 14, 2009
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New insights into cardiac aging

Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have found that the conserved protein d4eBP modulates cardiac aging in Drosophila (fruit flies). The team also found that d4eBP, which binds to the protein ...

Sep 14, 2009
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