Archive: 24/11/2008

TV: Not the only channel to early sex

Watching plenty of television combined with low self-esteem, poor relationships with parents, and low academic achievement are some of the factors that may add up to young people having sex before the age of 15. Alternatively, ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Other
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Foldable phone opens into large OLED screen

( -- A new cell phone developed by Samsung opens like a book to reveal a larger OLED screen, essentially turning the phone into a portable media player. Samsung recently demonstrated the prototype at the FPD International ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Hardware weblog
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Putting a green cap on garbage dumps

Landfill sites produce the greenhouse gases, methane and carbon dioxide, as putrescible waste decays. Growing plants and trees on top of a landfill, a process known as 'Phytocapping', could reduce the production and release ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Environment
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Spinning into the future of data storage

Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have improved their understanding of the inner workings of our computers and mp3 players, thanks to an exciting new field of research called 'organic spintronics'.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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Mystery of missing hydrogen

Something vital is missing in the far distant reaches of the Universe: hydrogen - the raw material for stars, planets and possible life.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Astronomy
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New study shows it pays to shop around online

Holiday shopping season has arrived, and tough financial times mean that more people will probably be shopping around for the best price. But a new study co-authored by North Carolina State University's Dr. Jonathan D. Bohlmann ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Other
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AMD Phenom II Quad Core Overclocked to 6.3Ghz

( -- AMD has been showing off their soon to be released 45nm "Deneb" desktop chips which have been overclocked to 6.3Ghz. Unless you can get your hands on some liquid nitrogen, don´t expect to overclock this ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Hardware weblog
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