Archive: 11/26/2009

Holiday Web shopping looks brighter than last year

(AP) -- Online retailers hope the convenience of the Web, plus discounts and deals, spur still-nervous shoppers to spend more online this holiday season - even as traditional retailers brace for mediocre sales.

dateNov 26, 2009 in Internet
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New Switchgrass Germplasm Collected in Florida

(PhysOrg.com) -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators have collected 46 new populations of switchgrass in Florida, adding valuable new accessions to the germplasm collection of this ...

dateNov 26, 2009 in Ecology
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Gullies and Flow Features on Crater Wall

(PhysOrg.com) -- This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a sample of the variety and complexity of processes that may occur ...

dateNov 26, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Musical robots perform duets (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A flute playing robot unveiled by Waseda University last year has been joined by a robot saxophonist in a Classical music duet. The aim of the project was to design robots that could respond ...

dateNov 26, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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