Archive: 02/24/2010

Dartmouth researchers create new nano switch

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dartmouth researcher Ivan Aprahamian and his team have developed a new molecular switch that changes its configuration as a function of the pH of the environment. This discovery might someday help lead to ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Where droplets gently touch a membrane

(PhysOrg.com) -- Little or nothing happens in cells without the involvement of the minute membrane vesicles: for example, vesicles act as recycling centres for cell waste, as detoxification stations and as ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in General Physics
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Wireless carriers tell FCC they disclose fees

(AP) -- The nation's biggest wireless carriers are telling federal regulators that they give consumers adequate notice about early termination fees that apply when a service contract is broken before it expires.

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Telecom
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EU probing trio of Google complaints

European regulators said on Wednesday that they are investigating complaints filed by three web companies that contend the US Internet giant Google is not playing fair.

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Internet
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3 Google execs convicted of privacy violations

(AP) -- Three Google executives were convicted of privacy violations Wednesday in Italy because bullies posted a video online of an autistic boy being abused - a case closely watched due to its implications for Internet ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Internet
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