Archive: 11/30/2009

Climate change in Kuwait Bay

Since 1985, seawater temperature in Kuwait Bay, northern Arabian Gulf, has increased on average 0.6°C per decade. This is about three times faster than the global average rate reported by the Intergovernmental ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Now you see it, now you know you see it

There is a tiny period of time between the registration of a visual stimulus by the unconscious mind and our conscious recognition of it ― between the time we see an apple and the time we recognize it as an apple. Our ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Holiday shopping off to mildly encouraging start

(AP) -- After shoppers gave retailers a somewhat encouraging start to the holiday shopping season, stores now turn their attention to the online promotions known as Cyber Monday and bringing back customers ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Business
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eBay fined in France for selling upscale perfumes

(AP) -- Online auction site eBay Inc. was fined euro1.7 million ($2.5 million) by a Paris court on Monday for failing to stop the sale of famous perfume brands like Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy and ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Internet
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Western diets turn on fat genes

Those extra helpings of gravy and dessert at the holiday table are even less of a help to your waistline than previously thought. According to a new research report recently appearing online in The FASEB Journal, a diet t ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Medical research
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