Archive: 5/01/2012

New Yahoo CEO can't afford to dawdle on to-do list

(AP) -- When he takes over as Yahoo's CEO next week, Scott Thompson will be under more intense scrutiny than he faced the past three years while crafting PayPal's online payments service into one of the crown jewels in eBay ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in Business
shares0 comments 0

The bigger picture of population genomics

Not so long ago it was the work of many years to sequence the genome of a single organism: the human genome project, for example, took many laboratories a total of 13 years to complete. The availability of so-called next-generation ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in Biotechnology
shares0 comments 1

Stop abusing insecticides in rice

To prevent devastating insect pest outbreaks in rice that cause millions of dollars of damage, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has called for a ban on certain insecticides in rice production as part of its ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in Biotechnology
shares0 comments 0