Archive: 09/23/2009

Palm expected to see loss grow, sales decline

Palm Inc. is expected to report a deeper net loss on a decline in revenue for its first fiscal quarter, but most investors are likely to pay closer attention to sales of the its new Pre smartphone as a potential ...

Sep 23, 2009
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Florida bill would ban pythons as pets

You wouldn't be able to buy a Burmese python as a pet anymore in Florida, under a bill drafted by a state senator who said the state should shut off the source of "dangerous reptiles" that have colonized the Everglades.

Sep 23, 2009
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Stimulating sight: New retinal implant developed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Inspired by the success of cochlear implants that can restore hearing to some deaf people, researchers at MIT are working on a retinal implant that could one day help blind people regain a ...

Sep 23, 2009
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Used frying oil to power MIT shuttles

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you catch a whiff of french fries this fall when an MIT shuttle rolls past, it won't be a coincidence. Part of the fuel in its tank may have come out of a kitchen deep fryer just a few ...

Sep 23, 2009
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Introducing the Brabus High Voltage Car

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Ultimate High Voltage Concept electric car has been unveiled by Brabus at the Frankfurt Motor show in Germany. The sporty little car is a new model incorporating the Brabus Smart ED (Electric ...

Sep 23, 2009 weblog
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Article examines rare quantum physics effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- There's nothing University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicist Herman Batelaan likes more than a challenge. And there are few areas of science more challenging than working at the sub-atomic, or ...

Sep 23, 2009
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