Archive: 03/24/2011

New analysis uses network theory to model speciation

The diversity of the biological world is astounding. How do new species arise? In the traditional view, most speciation events occur under special circumstances, when a physical barrier arises and divides a population into ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Other
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Oracle abruptly drops chip developed with Intel, HP

Oracle Corp. made waves on Wednesday with a sharply worded announcement that it will cease all efforts to develop technology around Intel Corp.'s Itanium chip - a move that apparently took both Intel and its partner Hewlett-Packard ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Business
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Audio books added to Kindle downloads

Amazon.com on Thursday added books read aloud by celebrities, authors and others to the library of works that can be wirelessly downloaded to the latest generation Kindle electronic readers.

dateMar 24, 2011 in Internet
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Mini-stroke doubles risk of heart attack

Patients who have suffered a "mini stroke" are at twice the risk of heart attack than the general population, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

dateMar 24, 2011 in Neuroscience
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RIM shares down on BlackBerry revenue miss

(AP) -- Research in Motion Ltd.'s stock took a hit Thursday after the maker of the BlackBerry reported revenue from its recently concluded quarter that fell short of expectations and warned that sales in ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Business
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