Archive: 05/16/2007

Decoding protein structures helps illuminate cause of diabetes

Any photographer can vouch for the difficulty of capturing a clear picture of a moving target. When it comes to molecules, however, sometimes the motion is exactly what scientists want to see - for example, to understand ...

May 16, 2007
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Study: Math often confuses consumers

U.S. scientists have determined two plus two might not always equal four -- especially when consumers are confronted with percentages.

May 16, 2007
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New Study Examines 'Brain's Own Marijuana'

A researcher at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) is investigating the "brain's own marijuana" -- called endocannabinoid -- in the regulation of stress, stress-related behavior and anxiety. ...

May 16, 2007
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Gates Touts Vista's Sales Success

Microsoft has sold nearly 40 million copies of Windows Vista in the first 100 days, twice as fast as the introduction of Windows XP, Microsft chairman Bill Gates said in a keynote address Tuesday.

May 16, 2007
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Oracle to Buy PLM Specialist Agile for $495M

Oracle will spend $495 million to acquire Agile Software, a developer of product lifecycle management applications, as it continues its relentless campaign to outgrow SAP through corporate buyouts.

May 16, 2007
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Microsoft Research Aims to Make Computing Ubiquitous

Microsoft is pursuing research projects that aim to put computers into the hands of people in the remotest corners of the world to serve every aspect of their lives, according to Craig Mundie, the company's chief research ...

May 16, 2007
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