Archive: 09/27/2011

Tendons absorb shocks muscles won't handle

Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout. While the pain is real, it's not well understood how leg muscles ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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New Sprint does push-to-talk without Nextel

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. will start shutting down the Nextel part of its network in little more than a year. So what are the folks who use Nextel's walkie-talkie-like push-to-talk function going to do?

dateSep 27, 2011 in Telecom
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Astronomers crack the Fried Egg Nebula

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT), teams from The University of Manchester, among others, took the new picture showing for the first time a huge dusty double ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Astronomy
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Microsoft busts spam network

Microsoft on Tuesday said it struck another blow in its battle against cyber crooks by busting a spam-sending network of virus-infected computers.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Software
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RIM shares soar on Icahn stake reports

Shares of Research In Motion rose sharply on Wall Street on Tuesday amid speculation that billionaire US investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the troubled BlackBerry maker.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Business
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