Archive: 04/2/2009

IBM cuts Sun takeover price: WSJ

IBM has cut the price of its takeover bid for Sun Microsystems Inc. to nine to 10 dollars a share from 10 to 11 dollars a share, The Wall Street Journal online reported on Thursday.

dateApr 02, 2009 in Business
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Scientists show how a neuron gets its shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: When Abraham Lincoln was asked how long a man’s legs should be, he absurdly replied, “Long enough to reach the ground.” Now, by using a new microscopy technique ...

dateApr 02, 2009 in Medical research
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Heavyweight galaxies puzzle astronomers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have discovered large galaxies some two thirds of the way back in time to the big bang. This surprising find casts doubt on theories of how the biggest galaxies form.

dateApr 02, 2009 in Astronomy
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In the heart of the Orion Nebula

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of astronomers, led by Stefan Kraus and Gerd Weigelt from the Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn, used ESO's Very Large telescope Interferometer (VLTI) to obtain ...

dateApr 02, 2009 in Astronomy
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