Archive: 01/20/2011

Creating simplicity: How music fools the ear

What makes music beautiful? The best compositions transcend culture and time – but what is the commonality which underscores their appeal? New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Research No ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Mathematics
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Samsung Electronics buys Dutch LCD firm

Samsung Electronics said Thursday it had acquired Liquavista, the pioneer of a new screen technology that the South Korean giant hopes will boost its liquid crystal display (LCD) business.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Business
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Sony says to hire more foreign graduates

Japanese electronics giant Sony said Thursday it will increase the number of foreign graduates it hires by 2013 as it tries to tap a wider talent pool to remain competitive against overseas rivals.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Business
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Giffords able to stand up as she readies for rehab

(AP) -- Less than two weeks after surviving a bullet through the brain, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up and looked out the window of her hospital room Wednesday as she prepares to move to Houston to begin ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Other
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How much sex is enough?

Society has long debated the contrasting advantages of monogamy and promiscuity and, in western society at least, the long term benefits of monogamy have in general won out. However new research published in BioMed Central's ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Evolution
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