Archive: 04/27/2011

Hidden water holds the key to a changing desert

Passover, which celebrates the Israelites' flight from Egypt, ended Tuesday night. Yet after the exodus, they wandered the desert for 40 more years. There, Moses struck a rock with his staff and made water ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Environment
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Male wasps help to defend the nest

Male wasps are not exactly famous for their contributions to domestic life. Most do precious little, leaving the nest's maintenance chores to the females. Now a group of researchers has shown that when push ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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US panel gives nod to Merck hepatitis C drug

A US government advisory committee on Wednesday unanimously voted to urge the Food and Drug Administration to approve a new drug made by Merck to fight hepatitis C, a disease which attacks the liver.

dateApr 27, 2011 in Medications
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RIM buys scheduling app Tungle

Canada's Research In Motion (RIM) has bought Tungle, a Canadian company that makes a scheduling application that integrates with existing calendar services.

dateApr 27, 2011 in Business
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