Archive: 24/06/2010

Researchers work to prevent neurological diseases

Many diseases of brain function, such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, are caused by problems in how neurons communicate with each other. A University of Houston (UH) researcher and his team are analyzing these commands and ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Asian carp found close to Lake Michigan, past barriers

A 19-pound Asian carp has been found near the shore of Lake Michigan, above a navigation lock that regional political leaders had been demanding the Army Corps slam shut to try to keep the invaders out of the world's largest ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Ecology
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Oracle's net jumps 25 pct in first full Sun qtr

(AP) -- Oracle Corp.'s net income jumped 25 percent in the most recent quarter as CEO Larry Ellison trumpeted momentum in the company's efforts to sell computer hardware and in its showdown with IBM Corp.

dateJun 24, 2010 in Business
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Examining Sexual Harassment, Younger Workers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Workplace experiences of adolescents and those in their early 20s differ sharply from those of older workers, and the same can be said about generational perceptions of sexual harassment, according to research ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Social Sciences
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World first for quantum memory storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Australian National University-led team has developed the most efficient quantum memory for light in the world, taking us closer to a future of super-fast computers and communication secured by the laws ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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