Archive: 10/5/2011

Oil spill as container ship hits N. Zealand reef

A large container ship ran aground on a reef off New Zealand's North Island Wednesday, releasing a "light sheen of oil" but not posing a major environmental hazard, the country's maritime authority said.

Oct 05, 2011
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Companies are like-minded on social media jobs

Like many people, Evan Cunningham spends time on Facebook and Twitter while at the office. He sends out party invitations or chats about beer. But unlike most people, he gets paid for it. And he gets a title.

Oct 05, 2011
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Are Nobels out of step with science?

This year's crop of Nobel prizes has sharpened a sometimes bitter debate as to whether science's top awards should each be limited to just three individuals in an era of collaborative research.

Oct 05, 2011
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Microsoft brings TV content to the Xbox

(AP) -- Owners of the Xbox 360 will soon be able to watch a broad breadth of TV shows and other content through their gaming consoles - though most of that won't be free.

Oct 05, 2011
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Tiny Israel a giant in scientific research

Israel's contribution to the world of scientific research has won it a growing number of accolades, with the Jewish state turning out an impressive number of achievements relative to its size.

Oct 05, 2011
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