Archive: 04/16/2010

Brain splits to handle two jobs at once

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research has shown that the brain handles two tasks at once by dedicating half the brain to one task, and the other half to the second. This means it may not be able to effectively handle ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Neuroscience report
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Study pins factors behind geography of human disease

If your home region has a hot, wet climate and a lot of different kinds of birds and mammals living in it, there's a really good chance the region will also contain numerous kinds of pathogens that cause human diseases.

dateApr 16, 2010 in Other
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New round of documents aired in Viacom-Google case

(AP) -- Before it bought online video service YouTube, employees of Google Inc. believed YouTube's business was risky because it relied on pirated content and recommended pursuing a different strategy, newly released documents ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Business
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Marine back on Facebook after fueling debate

(AP) -- A Camp Pendleton Marine has relaunched his Facebook page criticizing President Barack Obama's health care policy after prompting a controversy over free speech that won him the support of the American Civil Liberties ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Internet
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