Archive: 2/09/2009

Scientists cool gas by laser bombardment

Three decades ago, American and Finnish scientists came up with a very powerful method for cooling gases by "laser bombardment." Only now were physicists at the University of Bonn able to demonstrate that it actually works. ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in General Physics
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Google pledges more blurring in Switzerland

(AP) -- Google Inc. said Wednesday its Street View service will blur some pictures from Switzerland even more after a Swiss official said the images were violating the country's strict privacy laws.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Internet
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Danaher buying MDS, Life Technologies unit

(AP) -- Danaher Corp. said Wednesday it will shed about twice as many existing jobs and plants as previously announced and also buy a global provider of medical instruments to analyze molecules.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Business
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