Branson and NM officials dedicate space terminal (Update)

With his usual flair, British billionaire Richard Branson rappelled from a balcony, shook up a big bottle of champagne and took a swig while christening the world's first built-from-scratch commercial spaceport on Monday.

IBM bumps guidance again, but revenue falls short

(AP) -- IBM raised its full-year guidance again on Monday, offering fresh evidence of the company's ability to wring profit from technology services and software contracts.

Chinese-Americans don't overborrow, study finds

Bad mortgage loans and rampant consumer debt were two of the primary causes for the recent economic recession in the U.S. Despite a national trend of debt problems, a University of Missouri researcher has found one American ...

Lethal Atlantic Virus found in Pacific Salmon

The highly contagious marine influenza virus, Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has for the first time been officially reported after being found in the Pacific on B.C.’s central coast.

New light at the end of the tunnel

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of scientists successfully concentrated the energy of infrared laser pulses using a nano funnel enabling them to generate extreme ultraviolet light pulses, which repeated 75 million ...

RIM rallies developers to burnish BlackBerry

Research In Motion (RIM) kicks off a major software developers conference Tuesday as the BlackBerry maker tries to burnish its tarnished image and stop losing ground to rivals.

2011 a banner year for young striped bass in Virginia

Preliminary results from a 2011 survey conducted by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) suggest the production of a strong class of young-of-year striped bass in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake ...

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