Archive: 2/02/2011

AOL posts higher 4Q net income but revenue slides

(AP) -- Internet company AOL Inc. says its fourth-quarter net income grew from a year-ago period weighed down by hefty restructuring costs, but revenue fell sharply on weak advertising sales. The company sought to reassure ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Business
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Field study of smoggy inversions to end

During the past two months, researchers launched weather balloons, drove instrument-laden cars and flew a glider to study winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City in smog and trap dirty air in other urban basins ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Lampreys give clues to evolution of immune system

Biologists have discovered that primitive, predatory lampreys have structures within their gills that play the same role as the thymus, the organ where immune cells called T cells develop in mammals, birds and fish.

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Evolution
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