Archive: 01/27/2011

Cerium's unusual behaviour

(PhysOrg.com) -- Livermore researchers have found that a crystal of cerium -- the chemical element that can be used for catalysts and fuel additives -- behaves in very unique ways when subjected to high pressures.

Jan 27, 2011
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Asia budget carriers eye social media to cut costs

Asian budget carriers are increasingly using social networks like Facebook to boost their business and even channel customer criticism, without resort to print advertising, industry chiefs said Thursday.

Jan 27, 2011
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How the seahorse might have got its shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- The shape of the seahorse has long baffled marine scientists, but new research suggests the seahorse’s unique shape may have evolved to allow it to catch its food when it was further ...

Jan 27, 2011 report
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Ark. fish deaths still a mystery after tests

(AP) -- The mystery of what killed tens of thousands of fish that washed up along the Arkansas River late last year can't be solved, state wildlife officials announced Wednesday, but they do have a theory about what caused ...

Jan 27, 2011
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China's Lenovo, NEC form PC joint venture in Japan

Japanese and Chinese electronics firms NEC Corp. and Lenovo Group on Thursday announced they will form a personal computer joint venture in Japan, as they take on global giants such as Hewlett-Packard.

Jan 27, 2011
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NEC sees losses triple

Japan's NEC said Thursday its net loss in the October-December quarter almost tripled from a year earlier, blaming a delay in the recovery of IT-related capital investment in the country.

Jan 27, 2011
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