RadioShack Corp. quietly opens new concept store

RadioShack Corp. has quietly opened a new concept store in the Dallas area. If successful, the ubiquitous RadioShack easily could convert some of its stores in each market, analysts said.

US Atlantic cod population to drop by half by 2050

A University of British Columbia researcher put a number to the impact of climate change on world fisheries at today's Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago.

Sea Otters' Diet is Clue to Slow Recovery

(PhysOrg.com) -- UC Davis researchers trying to understand the sea otter's slow recovery in California have found an important clue: Some sea otters feed almost exclusively on animals that raise their risk of being infected ...

Penguins marching into trouble

A quarter-century of data reveals how changing weather patterns and land use, combined with overfishing and pollution, are taking a heavy toll on penguin numbers.

Probing Question: Can we save today's documents for tomorrow?

Even though your grandparents’ old photo albums are yellowed and grainy, they’re still there for you and your family to enjoy. But will your grandchildren be able to say the same of the digital photo albums you’re compiling ...

Space Image: A Beehive of Satellites

The launch of the first artificial satellite by the then Soviet Union in 1957 marked the beginning of the utilization of space for science and commercial activity. During the Cold War, space was a prime area of competition ...

Spirit Gets Energy Boost from Cleaner Solar Panels

(PhysOrg.com) -- A small but important uptick in electrical output from the solar panels on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit this month indicates a beneficial Martian wind has blown away some of the dust that has accumulated ...

Improved test can screen fungal pests for biofuel sources

(PhysOrg.com) -- Those pesky fungi that wreak havoc on such important crops as corn and wheat just might be the key to low-cost biofuel production, report Cornell researchers who have improved a method to screen hundreds ...

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