Archive: 02/23/2010

Aphid's genome generates exciting questions

The genome of the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum), sequenced by the International Aphid Genomics Consortium, is published this week in the online open-access journal PLoS Biology. Scientists from more tha ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Amazon and Microsoft ink patent deal

Microsoft on Monday said it has signed a deal with Amazon.com that lets each company tap into the other's patented technology, including that for hot-selling Kindle electronic readers.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Business
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FCC survey shows need to teach broadband basics

(AP) -- The government's plan to provide fast Internet connections to all Americans will have to include some basic instruction in Web 101, according to a new survey of Internet users and non-users.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Telecom
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