Archive: 07/26/2011

Social networking elephants never forget

Asian elephants typically live in small, flexible, social groups centered around females and calves while adult males roam independently. However, new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology sh ...

Jul 26, 2011
4.5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

Internet privacy controls challenge tech industry

The federal government has put Google, Microsoft, Apple and other technology companies on notice: Give consumers a way prevent advertisers from tracking their movements across the Web - or face regulation.

Jul 26, 2011
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US imposes new rules on high-speed traders

US regulators on Tuesday announced new rules aimed at shedding light on the secretive industry of computerized high-speed trading, which has been blamed for destabilizing financial markets.

Jul 26, 2011
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Are cancers newly evolved species?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer patients may view their tumors as parasites taking over their bodies, but this is more than a metaphor for Peter Duesberg, a molecular and cell biology professor at the University of ...

Jul 26, 2011
4.7 / 5 (21) 18 | with audio podcast

One-way transmission system for sound waves

While many hotel rooms, recording studios, and even some homes are built with materials to help absorb or reflect sound, mechanisms to truly control the direction of sound waves are still in their infancy. ...

Jul 26, 2011
4.6 / 5 (8) 5 | with audio podcast