Archive: 25/06/2009

Water webs connect spiders, residents in Southwest

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you are a cricket and it is a dry season on the San Pedro River in Arizona, on your nighttime ramblings to eat leaves, you are more likely to be ambushed by thirsty wolf spiders, or so a June 19 study ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Ecology
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PC makers race to comply with China's Web filter

(AP) -- Days before a deadline abruptly imposed by China, computer makers are scrambling to comply with an order to supply Web-filtering software with PCs amid concerns about what it might do to their reputations.

dateJun 25, 2009 in Software
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Yahoo CEO promises shareholders to get 'mojo back'

(AP) -- Yahoo Chief Executive Carol Bartz echoed the turnaround promises of her predecessors as she presided over the first shareholder meeting since her hiring, yet she left little doubt the slumping Internet company's ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Internet
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Fitting squares into circles

Particle filters are standard in the basic fittings for cars. Construction machines, city buses and garbage trucks must now follow suit. This can be achieved effectively and inexpensively thanks to a new material and design ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Engineering
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