Archive: 5/11/2009

DirecTV shows subscriber gains, as rivals see loss

(AP) -- Satellite TV operator DirecTV Group Inc. was one of the few pay-TV companies to attract new subscribers in the third quarter, as it reported revenue growth of 10 percent that was partly offset by higher costs to attract ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Business
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Genome sequence for the domestic horse unveiled

The whole genome sequence of the domestic horse has been completed by the genome-sequencing center of The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, in collaboration with an international team of researchers that includes scientists ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Rapid supernova could be new class of exploding star

( -- An unusual supernova rediscovered in seven-year-old data may be the first example of a new type of exploding star, possibly from a binary star system where helium flows from one white dwarf onto another and ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Astronomy
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