Archive: 01/21/2010

Kindle beefs up for what Apple has in store

Amazon on Thursday further bolstered the defenses of its popular Kindle electronic readers in apparent anticipation of Apple unveiling a hot new tablet computer next week.

Jan 21, 2010
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Making Braille music universally accessible

(PhysOrg.com) -- Blind musicians have had restricted access to scores due to the scarcity and limitations of Braille transcriptions. A new European system makes music for the blind more available and far easier ...

Jan 21, 2010
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New study focuses on protein dynamics

A discovery by associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Brian Baker and his research group at the University of Notre Dame reveals the importance of dynamic motion by proteins involved in the body's immune response. ...

Jan 21, 2010
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Slime design mimics Tokyo's rail system

What could human engineers possibly learn from the lowly slime mold? Reliable, cost-efficient network construction, apparently: a recent experiment suggests that Physarum polycephalum, a gelatinous fungus ...

Jan 21, 2010
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Microsoft fixes browser flaw used in Google breach

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. took the unsual step of issuing an unscheduled fix Thursday for security holes in its Internet Explorer browser that played a role in the recent computer attacks that led Google to threaten to leave ...

Jan 21, 2010
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