Archive: 09/14/2011

Microsoft CEO sees Windows as key to growth plan

(AP) -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer expects the Windows operating system to be "front and center" in the software maker's growth strategy despite a recent slowdown in personal computer sales.

Sep 14, 2011
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Water evaporated from trees cools global climate

Scientists have long debated about the impact on global climate of water evaporated from vegetation. New research from Carnegie's Global Ecology department concludes that evaporated water helps cool the earth as a whole, ...

Sep 14, 2011
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Turning waste into inexpensive, green fuel

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) at the Bourns College of Engineering have received two grants to further explore a process they developed that ...

Sep 14, 2011
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How do political debates affect advertising?

Advertisers covet spots during political debates, which often draw large numbers of viewers. But according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, political debate can sometime decrease the effectiveness of sub ...

Sep 14, 2011
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