Dutch court refuses to ban iPhone, iPad sales

A Dutch court refused Friday to grant Samsung an injunction banning Apple from selling iPhones and iPad tablets in the Netherlands, dealing the South Korean electronics giant a defeat in its global patent battle with its ...

Cell survival protein research reveals surprise structure

Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have found a structural surprise in a type of protein that encourages cell survival, raising interesting questions about how the proteins function to influence programmed ...

Study supports students not repeating a school year

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by the University of Sydney's Professor Andrew Martin, published in this month's issue of the British Educational Research Journal, makes new findings of better outcomes for students who do not repeat ...

Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser to conduct drop test next summer

It looks as though the efforts to get commercial space taxis off the ground – is succeeding. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) "Dream Chaser" space plane is slated to conduct its first test flight as early as next ...

Email link to boys' popularity

Surveyed boys who used email at home were brighter and more popular than boys who did not – according to a recent study by an educational psychologist from Curtin University.

Russian ship finds tsunami debris where scientists predicted

Ever since the great Japan tsunami on March 11 washed millions of tons of debris into the Pacific, scientists at the International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, have been trying to track the trajectory ...

The future of airport passport control

Digital security specialists, major European electronics makers, and experts in biometrics worked together to make passport control at airports faster. The technology also could have broader applications on the way our identity ...

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