Archive: 22/07/2010

Cash-hungry states eye online retail for tax revenue

Web-savvy shoppers can often save big buying online instead of at the local mall. But a chunk of the savings comes at the expense of state and local governments, in the form of sales taxes that are never paid on many Web ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Business
shares0 comments 1

Nokia Q2 profit falls 40 pct to $290 million

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. said Thursday that second-quarter net profit fell 40 percent to euro227 million ($290 million) as the world's largest mobile phone maker lost market share and sales remained flat. Analysts, however, noted ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Not enough hours in the day for endangered apes

A study on the effect of global warming on African ape survival suggests that a warming climate may cause apes to run 'out of time'. The research, published today in Journal of Biogeography, reveals that rising temperatures ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Ecology
shares0 comments 0

A blood test for depression?

Blood tests have been extremely important tools aiding doctors in making medical diagnoses and in guiding the treatment of many diseases. However, psychiatry is one area of medicine where there are few diagnostic blood tests.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
shares0 comments 0

Key compound of ozone destruction detected

For the first time, KIT scientists have successfully measured in the ozone layer the chlorine compound ClOOCl which plays an important role in stratospheric ozone depletion. The doubts in the established models of polar ozone ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0