Archive: 05/26/2011

Ancient El Nino clue to future floods

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dramatic climate swings behind both last year's Pakistan flooding and this year’s Queensland floods in Australia are likely to continue as the world gets warmer, scientists predict.

dateMay 26, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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A new dimension in materials research

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the future, physicists will be able to follow a new lead in their search for new materials for electronic components, for example. An international team of researchers headed by scientists ...

dateMay 26, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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China's Baidu eyes foreign expansion

Chinese search engine Baidu said Thursday it was thinking about expanding into more overseas markets and expected its share of the booming domestic mobile search market to grow rapidly.

dateMay 26, 2011 in Internet
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Facebook and Spotify to stream music

Facebook and Spotify are collaborating on a streaming music service at the world's largest online social network, according to a report Wednesday by business magazine Forbes.

dateMay 26, 2011 in Internet
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