IMF identifies hacked computer files
The International Monetary Fund has identified the computer files hacked in a cyberattack and is the process of weighing their importance, and IMF spokesman said Thursday.
Facebook names Netflix CEO to board
Facebook announced Thursday that it has named Reed Hastings, chairman and chief executive of US video giant Netflix, to the social network's board of directors.
Glaxo pays 41 million to settle US drug quality matter
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it is paying 41 million dollars to settle allegations of poor drug quality at a manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico.
Archaeologists to raise ancient Egyptian ship
Egyptian and Japanese archaeologists on Thursday began to unearth an ancient boat belonging to King Khufu and buried near the Giza pyramids for more than 4,500 years.
Report: Fight fat even in toddlers, preschoolers
(AP) -- A food pyramid just for the under-2 set? Contrary to popular belief, children don't usually outgrow their baby fat - and a new report urges steps to help prevent babies, toddlers and preschoolers from getting too ...
Calif. man admits role in theft of iPad addresses
(AP) -- A California man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack into computer servers and steal email addresses and personal information from iPad users.
Solar wind samples give insight into birth of solar system
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two papers in this week's issue of Science report the first oxygen and nitrogen isotopic measurements of the Sun, demonstrating that they are verydifferent from the same elements on Earth. ...
Ыatellite gets two tropical cyclones in one shot
The Northwestern Pacific Ocean is active with two tropical cyclones today, Tropical Storm Meari near the Philippines, and Tropical Depression Haima moving over China and now toward Vietnam. NASA's Aqua satellite ...
Compound may provide drug therapy approach for Huntington's disease
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified compounds that appear to inhibit a signaling pathway in Huntington's disease, a finding that may eventually lead to a potential drug therapy to help slow the progression ...
Model helps pinpoint cyanobacterial genes that capture the sun's energy
A new computer model of blue-green algae can predict which of the organism's genes are central to capturing energy from sunlight and other critical processes.
'Orca ears' inspire researchers to develop ultrasensitive undersea microphone
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers have developed a microphone that can be used at any depth in the ocean, even under crushing pressure, and is sensitive to a wide range of sounds, from a whisper in a library ...
Modern fish communities live fast and die young
Fish communities in the 21st Century live fast and die young. That's the main finding of a recent study by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society who compared fish recently caught in coastal Kenya ...
Viacom sues Cablevision over iPad video app
(AP) -- Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and other television channels, is suing cable TV distributor Cablevision over an iPad app that Viacom says streams video of its channels without permission.