Archive: 04/16/2010

Satellite data improve aviation safety

(PhysOrg.com) -- Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. Volcanic eruptions eject large amounts ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

Better ad climate gives Gannett a boost

An improved advertising climate helped USA Today owner Gannett Co. double its quarterly net profit Friday as credit rating agency Moody's changed its outlook for the newspaper sector to stable from negative.

dateApr 16, 2010 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Scientists discover new genetic sub-code

In a multidisciplinary approach, Professor Yves Barral, from the Biology Department at ETH Zurich and the computer scientists Dr. Gina Cannarozzi and Professor Gaston Gonnet, from the Computer Science Department of ETH Zurich ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
shares0 comments 0

You've come a long way on film, baby!

A female director wins best director at the Oscars. A female-driven movie wins two Academy Awards, including best adapted screenplay. It may not be a huge sign, but it signals a huge shift in what the general public is watching ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Social Sciences
shares0 comments 2

Family: Pa. school snared 1,000s of webcam images

(AP) -- A meeting is set Friday between lawyers for a Pennsylvania school district accused of spying on students through laptop webcams and lawyers for several families involved in a related lawsuit.

dateApr 16, 2010 in Other
shares0 comments 1