Archive: 08/9/2012

The power to heal at the tips of your fingers

(Phys.org) -- The intricate properties of the fingertips have been mimicked and recreated using semiconductor devices in what researchers hope will lead to the development of advanced surgical gloves.

Aug 09, 2012
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Facebook 'like' in court over free speech

Freedom of speech on Facebook is at the heart of an appeals court case in Virginia involving an elected sheriff who fired staff members who "liked" his rival on the social networking site.

Aug 09, 2012
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Yahoo CEO mulling possible changes in strategy

(AP) — Recently hired Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may scrap the Internet company's plan to reward its long-tormented shareholders with a multibillion-dollar payout later this year, underscoring the uncertainty accompanying ...

Aug 09, 2012
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GM may have electric car breakthrough (Update)

A small battery company backed by General Motors is working on breakthrough technology that could power an electric car 100 (160 kilometers) or even 200 miles (320 kilometers) on a single charge in the next two-to-four years, ...

Aug 09, 2012
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Online education degrees skyrocket

Virtually unknown a decade ago, big online teacher education programs now dwarf their traditional competitors, outstripping even the largest state university teachers' colleges.

Aug 09, 2012
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