Archive: 24/03/2010

Seeing is believing

( -- 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 that astrophysicists ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Astronomy
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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.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Internet
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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.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Biotechnology
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