50 years of cereal leaf beetle management research
A new, open-access article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management provides a review of cereal leaf beetle biology, past and present management practices, and current research being conducted.
Pecan ipmPIPE: Harnessing the Internet for stakeholders in production agriculture
A new, open-access article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management examines the Pecan Pest Information Platform for Extension and education (PIPE), a program that provides a new informatics resource that targets 5,000 ...
Yahoo's 3Q earnings may shed light on CEO firing
(AP) -- Yahoo's third-quarter earnings report may shed some light on why the Internet company abruptly fired Carol Bartz as CEO last month.
Thailand flooding hits Western Digital operations
(AP) -- Computer hard drive maker Western Digital Corp. said Monday that flooding damage to its Thailand locations will have a significant impact on its operations and its ability to meet customer demand in the December ...
'Sesame Street' back online after porn hacking
"Sesame Street" returned to cyberspace on Monday after its YouTube channel was targeted by unknown hackers who replaced Ernie, Abby, Big Bird and the Cookie Monster with hardcore porn.
First python fossil unearthed in Germany
The fossil of a python dating from about 15 million years ago has been discovered in southern Germany, first time proof that the reptile lived so far north, German palaeontologists said Monday.
Cellphone cos. to warn as plans approach limit
(AP) -- Cellphone companies pledged Monday to warn subscribers before they go over their monthly limits for calling minutes, text messages and data use.
Hybrid construction vehicle emissions to be analyzed
Scientists at the University of California, Riverside's Center for Environmental Research and Technology have received a $2 million contract for a first-of-its-kind study of hybrid construction vehicles.
New record voltage for organic solar cells opens the tech to consumer electronics
Molecular Solar Ltd, a spinout company from the University of Warwick, has achieved a significant breakthrough in the performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. They have achieved and demonstrated a record ...
Wearable depth-sensing projection system makes any surface capable of multitouch interaction (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- OmniTouch, a wearable projection system developed by researchers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms ...
A team for an emergency
Earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes -- natural disasters always catch us by surprise, no matter how many early warning systems are in place. This makes it all the more important for rescue teams to get a quick overview of the ...
Food without preservatives -- thanks to self-cleaning equipment
Eclairs and other pastries should taste light and fluffy. If the pastry dough contains too many microorganisms, though, it will not rise in the oven. Now, researchers have devised a system that cleans itself ...
Laboratory on wheels
Electric and hybrid vehicles will be conquering the cities: cars, bicycles, buses and trains. This is why new ideas are in demand for individual and public transportation. In "Fraunhofer's System Research ...
Dark matter mystery deepens
(PhysOrg.com) -- Like all galaxies, our Milky Way is home to a strange substance called dark matter. Dark matter is invisible, betraying its presence only through its gravitational pull. Without dark matter ...