Archive: 03/4/2011

Microsoft to release a tablet OS in 2012

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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) ...

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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Loss of key protein boosts neuron loss in ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as ALS or more popularly, Lou Gehrig's disease, is a notorious neurodegenerative condition characterized by the progressive deterioration of brain and spinal cord neurons, resulting in ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Neuroscience
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