Archive: 01/20/2011

Amazon buys European movie rental service Lovefilm

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. is buying Lovefilm, a European movie rental service akin to Netflix Inc. The deal announced Thursday heralds Amazon's entrance into a market where Netflix doesn't yet do business, and it left analysts ...

Jan 20, 2011
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Unraveling the DNA stretching mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using a new experimental test structure, biophysicists at JILA have unraveled part of a 15-year mystery in the mechanics of DNA -- just how the molecule manages to suddenly extend to almost ...

Jan 20, 2011
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Internet: are European children at risk?

The risks encountered by young people on the Internet are less significant than is often believed. This has been demonstrated by the EU Kids Online survey, conducted in 25 European countries by a research network led by the ...

Jan 20, 2011
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Reading emotions, computer style

Having a computer that can read our emotions could lead to all sorts of new applications, including computer games where the player has to control their emotions while playing. Thomas Christy, a Computer Science ...

Jan 20, 2011
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