Archive: 4/03/2011

New measurement into biological polymer networks

( -- The development of a new measurement technology under a research project funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation is probing the structure of composite and ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Biochemistry
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An Exoplanet with a Potassium-Rich Atmosphere

( -- A hot Jupiter - a type of celestial object unknown only fifteen years ago - is a Jupiter-sized exoplanet orbiting so close to its host star that its atmospheric temperature is thought to be hundreds of degrees ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Astronomy
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Microsoft to release a tablet OS in 2012

( -- Microsoft has finally decided to join the tablet OS market. Following in the grand tradition of Kinect (motion controls for video games, which came out after the Nintendo Wii sported them) and Zune (MP3 players, ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Software weblog
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Trend reversal: Big drop in kids' ear infections

(AP) -- Ear infections, a scourge that has left countless tots screaming through the night, have fallen dramatically, and some researchers suggest a decline in smoking by parents might be part of the reason.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Health
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Dispute stalls Dutch PlayStation 3 shipment

Japanese electronics giant Sony said a shipment of its PlayStation 3 consoles was being held in a Dutch port after a court upheld a patent complaint filed by South Korea's LG Electronics.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Business
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