Spit, anyone?

Mark Nicas has given some of his best years to spittle. He builds models - the mathematical kind - of how someone else's slobber ends up on you. The size of the particles, whether they come out in a dry cough or a wet sneeze, ...

Corn, soy yields gain little from genetic engineering: study

The use of genetically engineered corn and soybeans in the United States for more than a decade has had little impact on crop yields despite claims that they could ease looming food shortages, a study released on Tuesday ...

EBay plans IPO for Skype, undoing $2.6B-plus deal

(AP) -- EBay Inc. plans to spin off its Internet communications service Skype through an initial public offering, undoing a $2.6 billion acquisition that puzzled analysts and eBay struggled to justify.

Spirit Healthy but Computer Reboots Raise Concerns

(PhysOrg.com) -- The team operating NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is examining data received from Spirit in recent days to diagnose why the rover apparently rebooted its computer at least twice over the April 11-12 ...

Window display

Just one click and the window turns into a display. At the Hannover Messe from April 20 to 24, Fraunhofer research scientists will be demonstrating light-permeable conductive coatings as the basis for transparent displays. ...

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