Archive: 02/15/2011

Good diets fight bad Alzheimer's genes

Scientists today agree that there are five molecules that are known to affect or cause Alzheimer's disease, which plagues an estimated five million Americans. The potency of these molecules is linked to environmental factors ...

Feb 15, 2011
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Two new plants discovered in Spain

Just when everyone thought that almost every plant species on the Iberian Peninsula had been discovered, Spanish researchers have discovered Taraxacum decastroi and Taraxacum lacianense, two dandelions fr ...

Feb 15, 2011
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Kaspersky tips Android to dominate mobile

Computer security expert Eugene Kaspersky predicted on Tuesday that Google's Android smartphone operating system will come to dominate the market, reducing Apple and BlackBerry to niche players.

Feb 15, 2011
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Complexity in core-shell nanomagnets

The magnetic exchange bias coupling between core and shell depends critically on the "frozen spins" that reside at the interface between the two different magnetic nanomaterials, according to users from Purdue ...

Feb 15, 2011
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Apple unveils digital media subscription service

Apple, in a move long awaited by publishers seeking new sources of revenue, unveiled a subscription service on Tuesday for digital newspapers and magazines purchased through its online App Store.

Feb 15, 2011
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