Archive: 10/19/2009

Gartner: Tech spending will rebound in 2010

(AP) -- Research group Gartner Inc. says the information technology industry is closing its worst year on record, with worldwide tech spending on track to decline 5.2 percent in 2009.

dateOct 19, 2009 in Business
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Is my robot happy to see me?

(PhysOrg.com) -- People are social creatures. Robots... not so much. When we think of robots, we think of cold, metallic computers without emotion. If science fiction has taught us anything, though, it's that ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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IBM puts executive on leave after charges

(AP) -- IBM Corp. has placed a top executive on leave after he was charged in an insider trading scandal for allegedly leaking secrets about IBM's earnings and financial dealings with corporate partners.

dateOct 19, 2009 in Business
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Major advance in organic solar cells

Professor Guillermo Bazan and a team of postgraduate researchers at UC Santa Barbara's Center for Polymers and Organic Solids (CPOS) today announced a major advance in the synthesis of organic polymers for plastic solar cells. ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Polymers
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Herbal tonic for radiotherapy

Antioxidant extracts of the leaves of the Gingko biloba tree may protect cells from radiation damage, according to a study published in the International Journal of Low Radiation. The discovery may one day be used to hel ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Cancer
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