Archive: 25/06/2009

Water webs connect spiders, residents in Southwest

( -- 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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Experts: Big Tobacco dead by 2047, possibly sooner

President Barack Obama's signature on a bill this week to grant the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory authority over tobacco was historic, and represents a step in the march to eliminate tobacco use in this country ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Health
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STAT3 protein found to play a key role in cancer

A protein called STAT3 has been found to play a fundamental role in converting normal cells to cancerous cells, according to a new study led by David E. Levy, Ph.D., professor of pathology and microbiology at NYU Langone ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Cancer
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