Archive: 03/24/2010

Seeing is believing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whenever you look up at the stars you are looking back in time, as light from even our closest neighbour, Alpha Centauri, started its journey to Earth more than four years ago. It is a phenomenon ...

Mar 24, 2010 4.9 / 5 (11) 1

MetroPCS to launch 4G phone before Verizon

(AP) -- MetroPCS Communications Inc. plans to be the first wireless carrier to introduce a phone using a new network technology that provides faster data access. It's beating Verizon Wireless, the country's largest carrier.

Mar 24, 2010 3 / 5 (1) 0

Another US Internet company pulls back in China

(AP) -- Two U.S. companies that sell Internet addresses to Web sites said Wednesday they had stopped registering new domain names in China because the Chinese government has begun demanding pictures and other identification ...

Mar 24, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Searching for genes behind a trait

A method pioneered to find the genetic basis of human diseases also holds promise for locating the genes behind important traits in plants, according to a study published online March 24 by the journal Nature.

Mar 24, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast