Archive: 10/14/2011

Nobel laureate puts the squeeze on hydrogen

Hydrogen, normally a gas, may act like a metal when squeezed under extreme pressure. In that state, competing chemical and physical effects determine its properties, said Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann, Cornell's ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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The meaning of emoticons

The emoticons used on Twitter are a language in themselves and are taking on new and often surprising meanings of their own, according to new research.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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SAP profits up strongly in third quarter

German software giant SAP said Friday its profits more than doubled in the third quarter thanks to strong sales and lower legal costs related to litigation with arch-rival Oracle.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Business
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