Archive: 15/03/2011

Guatemalans sue US over 1940s STD study

Seven Guatemalans filed a class action lawsuit in Washington over a 1940s US study in which hundreds of people in the Central American nation were deliberately infected with syphilis and gonorrhea without their consent.

dateMar 15, 2011 in Other
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YouTube buys Green Parrot Pictures

Google-owned YouTube said Tuesday that it has bought an Irish digital video company whose technology can help improve the quality of amateur footage submitted to the video-sharing site.

dateMar 15, 2011 in Business
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Newspaper ads sag to a 25-year low in 2010

(AP) -- Newspaper advertising in the U.S. has sunk to a 25-year low as marketing budgets followed readers to the Internet, where advertising is far cheaper than what publishers have been able to command in print.

dateMar 15, 2011 in Business
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Wheels up for extensive survey of Arctic ice

Researchers and flight crew arrived in Thule, Greenland, on Monday, March 14, for the start of NASA's 2011 Operation IceBridge, an airborne mission to study changes in Arctic polar ice. This year's plans include surveys of ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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