Archive: 03/16/2011

Google Chrome scores at SXSW Interactive awards

A music and imagery website that shows off capabilities of Google's Chrome Web browser won top honors at a South By Southwest Interactive (SXSW) festival known for its technology trendsetters.

Mar 16, 2011
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Viscous cycle: Quartz key to tectonics

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 40 years ago, pioneering tectonic geophysicist J. Tuzo Wilson published an article in the journal Nature describing how, over Earth’s long history, ocean basins opened and cl ...

Mar 16, 2011
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The big picture on energy loss

Getting an energy audit of a home or a commercial building can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. But new techniques and technology developed by a team of MIT researchers have streamlined the ...

Mar 16, 2011
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Gene causing birth defects in mice discovered

Cornell researchers report that they have identified a gene that causes neural tube defects (NTDs) in laboratory mice. NTDs, also known as spina bifida and anencephaly, are one of the most common birth defects in the United ...

Mar 16, 2011
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Managing anxiety on the run

The next time you’re nervously prepping for an exam or a crucial job interview, consider this: Taking a break to exercise may help you stay calm and focused as you complete your big task.

Mar 16, 2011
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Google to set up a mobile payment system this year?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mobile payment is an arrangement that has a lot of potential to make your life easier, but it also has a lot of potential to create issues with identity theft. That is why when a new company ...

Mar 16, 2011 weblog
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