IBM scientists create rapid disease diagnostic chip (w/ Video)

IBM scientists have created a one-step point-of-care-diagnostic test, based on an innovative silicon chip, that requires less sample volume, is significantly faster, portable, easy to use, and can test for many diseases, ...

Recession may be over, but recovery will be gradual

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the severe national recession of the past two years finally behind us, the pace of economic recovery will be slow and unemployment will remain high for quite some time, say economists at the University ...

Hunting for Planets in the Dark

A proposed space mission that aims to measure dark energy could also detect planets that current surveys are unable to find.

Dell's profit, stock drop on weak quarterly report

(AP) -- Some of the computer-industry's biggest players - such as IBM Corp., Intel Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. - have wowed Wall Street this fall with stronger-than-expected profits.

SOFIA Seeks Secrets of Planetary Birth

You don't always have to have a rocket to do rocket science. Sometimes a mere airplane will do - that is, a mere Boeing 747 toting a 17-ton, 9-foot wide telescope named SOFIA.

Astronauts get extra work done in 1st spacewalk (Update)

(AP) -- A pair of spacewalking astronauts, one of them a surgeon, hustled through antenna and cable work outside the International Space Station on Thursday and even whipped off an extra chore.

Shifting blame is socially contagious

Merely observing someone publicly blame an individual in an organization for a problem - even when the target is innocent - greatly increases the odds that the practice of blaming others will spread with the tenacity of the ...

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