Archive: 05/17/2011

Technology companies on a hiring binge again

The 20 recruiters sized up Scott Mersy as they would a star high school running back. But instead of timing his 40-yard dash or checking his percentage of body fat, they were interested in his stats in cloud computing and ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Business
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Climate study gets pulled over plagiarism

Evidence of plagiarism and complaints about the peer-review process have led a statistics journal to retract a federally funded study that condemned scientific support for global warming.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Environment
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DonanimHaber leaks data on new AMD processors

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to the world of computer processors it is all about what it going to happen next. Even if the current generation of processors can do everything that you want them to that tantalizing ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Hardware weblog
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'Sighted' wheelchair tested

Research on an electric wheelchair that can sense it's environment and transmit information to a person who is visually impaired, has been tested at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. Daniel Innala Ahlmark, ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Engineering
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Reeling in a wild silk harvest

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new way of treating wild silkmoth cocoons could see new silk industries springing up wherever wild silk is found in Africa and South America, as well as silk?s Asian heartland.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Materials Science
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