Archive: 10/14/2010

Study shows pigeons like to gamble

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of pigeons shows that, like human gamblers, they love to gamble on the off chance they will win big rather than taking a smaller, but more certain payout.

Oct 14, 2010 report
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Scientists suggest that cancer is purely man-made

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet, a study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested.

Oct 14, 2010
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Faster websites, more reliable data

Today, visiting almost any major website -- checking your Facebook news feed, looking for books on Amazon, bidding for merchandise on eBay -- involves querying a database. But the databases that these sites ...

Oct 14, 2010
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IPad Impact: Tablets contribute to PC market pain

(AP) -- Few companies can disrupt an entire industry with a single product launch. But Apple Inc., whose history is filled with such game-changing moments, has done it again with its iPad tablet.

Oct 14, 2010
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