Archive: 21/06/2010

Barnes & Noble cuts price for Nook

(AP) -- Barnes & Noble cut the price on its original Nook electronic reader, undercutting its chief competitor, Amazon.com's Kindle, and will also offer a lower-price Nook with a Wi-Fi connection.

dateJun 21, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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More than skin deep, tanning product of sun's rays

People who remain pale and never tan can blame their distant ancestors for choosing to live in the northern reaches of the globe and those who easily achieve a deep tan can thank their ancestors for living in the subtropical ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Other
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Quality in e-learning is bound up to our value

Since higher education is booming in developing countries, so is e-learning. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows how culture can shape quality in higher education in general and in e-learning ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Social Sciences
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African nations commit to saving chimps

The nations of East and Central Africa have developed a 10-year action plan to save one of humankind's closest relatives—the eastern chimpanzee—from hunting, habitat loss, disease, and other threats, according to an announcement ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Ecology
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