Archive: 20/11/2009

GE, Vivendi talks over NBC Universal stretch on

(AP) -- A deal for Comcast Corp. to buy a controlling stake in NBC Universal and create one of the most powerful media companies in the world is taking longer than expected as the current owners tussle over price.

dateNov 20, 2009 in Business
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Microbes to Take Over Ethanol Production?

( -- Not too long ago, it seemed that ethanol production was the wave of the future. The use of trash, wood chips or different types of plants -- usually grass or corn -- to make ethanol was considered a way to ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Biochemistry weblog
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Watching a Cannibal Galaxy Dine

( -- A new technique using near-infrared images, obtained with ESO’s 3.58-metre New Technology Telescope (NTT), allows astronomers to see through the opaque dust lanes of the giant cannibal galaxy Centaurus ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Astronomy
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