Archive: 04/28/2011

Immigrant-smuggling game rejected by Apple

(AP) -- An iPhone game that allows users to drive a truck full of immigrants through the desert while trying to prevent them from getting thrown out of the vehicle has been rejected by Apple Inc., the software's developer ...

Apr 28, 2011 not rated yet 0

Sprint adds 1.1M subscribers, halves 1Q loss

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said it added more wireless subscribers in the first quarter than it has in five years, mainly on cheap service plans, as its turnaround continued despite the new threat ...

Apr 28, 2011 not rated yet 0

Monkey recall memory mirrors that of humans

A new study shows for the first time that monkeys can recall and reproduce simple shapes from memory. Identifying this recall ability is critical to our understanding of the evolution of memory and other cognitive abilities, ...

Apr 28, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Stem-cell patent battle continues

(PhysOrg.com) -- A group of 13 of the top stem-cell research scientists submitted a letter to the journal Nature this week in response to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) case that could ban all patent ...

Apr 28, 2011 3.3 / 5 (3) 4 | with audio podcast report

Ride along with Rhea

Assembled from 29 raw images taken by the Cassini orbiter on Monday, April 25, this animation brings us along an orbital ride with Rhea as it crosses Saturn’s nighttime face, the planet’s shadow ...

Apr 28, 2011 4.5 / 5 (2) 1

Meteors from Halley's comet

Looking for an adventure? Get up in the wee hours of the morning May 6th and head out into the country, far from the city lights. You won't be alone. The birds will be up and singing about the coming dawn, ...

Apr 28, 2011 3.7 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast