Archive: 19/05/2009

Dell aims bright new netbook at younger students

(AP) -- Dell Inc., already the largest seller of PCs to schools worldwide, is trying to extend its lead with its first "netbook" designed for young students at a time when adult consumers and businesses have cut back on ...

dateMay 19, 2009 in Hardware
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Napster cuts music plan to $5 a month

(AP) -- Napster.com on Monday cut the price of its online music streaming service to $5 a month from $12.95, and threw in five song downloads for customers in a move to better compete with rival iTunes.

dateMay 19, 2009 in Internet
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Cohesin jigsaw begins to fit

The essential chromosomal protein complex cohesin has crucial roles in sister chromatid cohesion, DNA repair and transcriptional regulation. Despite its conserved function, cohesin's disparate association patterns in different ...

dateMay 19, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Why does eczema often lead to asthma?

Many young children who get a severe skin rash develop asthma months or years later. Doctors call the progression from eczema, or atopic dermatitis, to breathing problems the atopic march. In this week's issue of PLoS Biology, ...

dateMay 19, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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