Archive: 05/28/2013

Microplastic pollution prevalent in lakes too

EPFL researchers have detected microplastic pollution in one of Western Europe's largest lakes, Lake Geneva, in large enough quantities to raise concern. While studies in the ocean have shown that these small bits of plastic ...

dateMay 28, 2013 in Environment
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More woes for PC sales in 2013

More bad news for struggling makers of personal computers: a new forecast Tuesday suggests sales will fall another 7.8 percent in 2013 as buyers delay PC purchases or choose an alternative device.

dateMay 28, 2013 in Business
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Hip-hip-Hadoop: Data mining for science

The model of distributed calculations, where a problem is broken down into distinct parts that can be solved individually on a computer and then recombined, has been around for decades. Divide-and-conquer ...

dateMay 28, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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