Archive: 05/18/2009

Automated Tissue Engineering on Demand

(PhysOrg.com) -- There is an increasing demand for skin. Manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics and medical engineering products need it in order to test the compatibility of their products ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Medical research
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Special protein helps maintain an efficient brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- The instruction manual for maintaining an efficient brain may soon include a section on synaptotagmin-IV (Syt-IV), a protein known to influence learning and memory, thanks to a study by UW-Madison researchers.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Google ups share of Web search

Google increased its share of the US online search market in April while Yahoo! and Microsoft both lost ground, according to figures released on Monday by tracking firm comScore.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Internet
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Acidic oceans could aid photosynthesis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Groundbreaking Victoria University research shows that ocean acidification may have no negative effect on tropical corals and local sea anemones - in fact it may improve photosynthesis.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Ecology
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Cisco outlines strategy for Smart Grid infrastructure

Continuing its expansion into lucrative business niches, Cisco Systems on Monday will announce its entrance into the smart grid infrastructure market, which the company estimates will grow to $20 billion a year within the ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Telecom
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Monster settles SEC backdating charges for $2.5M

(AP) -- Monster Worldwide Inc., which runs the Monster job search Web site, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle federal civil charges that it secretly backdated options for its executives and employees.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Business
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Israeli intelligence issues Facebook warning

(AP) -- Israel's internal intelligence service urged the public Monday to exercise caution when using Facebook, saying Arabs are trying to recruit spies on the popular social networking site.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Internet
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