Archive: 04/16/2010

China jails 3 online activists; many show support

(AP) -- A Chinese court jailed three people Friday who posted material on the Internet to help an illiterate woman pressure authorities to reinvestigate her daughter's death, one defendant's lawyer said, in a trial that ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Table grapes' new ally: Muscodor albus

Small but mighty, a beneficial microbe called Muscodor albus may help protect fresh grapes from troublesome gray mold. Experiments conducted over the past several years by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant pathol ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Improving network firewalls

A firewall is the safety barrier between a computer network and the outside world. Individuals, companies and large organizations alike rely on a firewall being robust enough to fend off hackers attempting to break into a ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Who is injured determines who gets the blame

When crises such as the recent Toyota recalls occur, public relations practitioners develop strategies to minimize damage to company images. University of Missouri researchers have found that consumers blame an organization ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Genetic signatures provide new direction in liver cancer

Results of an international clinical study conducted in Europe and the US presented today at the International Liver Congress 2010, the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Liver in Vienna, Austria, ...

Apr 16, 2010
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