Archive: 03/4/2011

Internet titans to meet, advise G8: source

The heads of virtual giants Facebook, Google and eBay will be invited to meet in Paris in May to formulate proposals on the future of the Internet ahead of a G8 summit in France, a sector source said Friday.

Mar 04, 2011
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The better off sleep better

Analysis of the early data from Understanding Society based on 14,000 UK households found that overall the best sleep was reported by people with higher levels of education and by married people. The type of work a person ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Zooming in on the weapons of Salmonella

Some of the most dreaded diseases in the world such as plague, typhoid and cholera are caused by bacteria that have one thing in common: they possess an infection apparatus which is a nearly unbeatable weapon. When attacking ...

Mar 04, 2011
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The scars of impacts on Mars

ESA's Mars Express has returned new images of an elongated impact crater in the southern hemisphere of Mars. Located just south of the Huygens basin, it could have been carved out by a train of projectiles ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Mobile gaming dominates Game Developers Conference

(AP) -- With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers ...

Mar 04, 2011
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How dogs make sense of size

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Sussex psychologists have demonstrated an ability in domestic dogs to match acoustic and visual cues - a cognitive ability once thought to be found in primates only -when assessing ...

Mar 04, 2011
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