Archive: 12/21/2011

The onset of electrical resistance

Researchers at the Max-Born-Institute, Berlin, Germany, observed the extremely fast onset of electrical resistance in a semiconductor by following electron motions in real-time.

dateDec 21, 2011 in General Physics
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Language learning through hip-hop music

Listeners can learn new vocabulary through hip-hop music, even though the lyrics may be difficult to understand, according to a study published in the Dec. 21 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Verizon 4G network crashes again

A high-speed smartphone data service freshly rolled out by Verizon crashed anew on Wednesday as the US telecom titan continued to work out issues with its new-generation network.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Telecom
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Facebook agrees to changes to improve transparency

(AP) -- Facebook Inc. has agreed to make several changes to its services to improve transparency and better protect the personal data of its millions of users outside of the U.S., following an in-depth audit of its international ...

dateDec 21, 2011 in Internet
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