Archive: 27/04/2009

After error, Apple giving investors 'say on pay'

(AP) -- Apple Inc. investors will get an advisory vote on executive compensation, the company said Monday, reversing an earlier announcement in which Apple said the "say on pay" proposal failed to get enough support at the ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Business
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The Chatter of Neurons (w/Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Close your eyes. Extend your arms and let your fingertips explore your surroundings. What textures and shapes do you feel? What can you infer about your immediate environment simply through touch?

dateApr 27, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Toshiba to launch 32nm process NAND flash memory

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will start shipping NAND flash memory products fabricated with 32nm process technology. Samples of the world's first 32nm generation, 32-gigabit (Gb) single chips (4 gigabytes (GB)), ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Semiconductors
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Oddball stars discovered in new Hubble images

(PhysOrg.com) -- Professor Adrienne Cool has discovered 24 unusual stars in an ancient star cluster in the Milky Way. Made of helium rather than the usual carbon and oxygen, these white dwarf stars appear as faint, pale blue ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Astronomy
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Swedish Internet firm to delete user data

Swedish telecom supplier Tele2 said Monday it will delete information allowing their customers to be identified, a move police argue could make the hunt for Internet pirates "impossible."

dateApr 27, 2009 in Internet
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Fresh Pot of Tea Strikes Anticancer Gold

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia report in the Journal of Materials Chemistry that chemicals in tea are the best yet discovered to make consistent, biologically safe gold nanoparticles. ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanosensor Arrays 'Smell' Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 2006 researchers established that dogs could detect cancer by sniffing the exhaled breath of cancer patients. Now, using nanoscale arrays of detectors, two groups of investigators have shown that a compact ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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