China meeting on space waste delayed

China, apparently fearing criticism of its recent satellite destruction, has put off hosting next week's global meeting on hazardous space waste.

How cells deal with uncertainty

Researchers at McGill University have found that cells respond to their ever-changing environment in a way that mimics the optimal mathematical approach to doing so, also known as Bayes’ rule; an application of probability ...

Scientists discover vast intergalactic plasma cloud

Combining the world's largest radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico with a precision imaging, seven-antenna synthesis radio telescope at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO), a team of researchers led by ...

StumbleUpon, eBay Call Merger 'Talk Rumors'

Both StumbleUpon and eBay on Thursday shot down reports that the e-commerce giant plans to acquire StumbleUpon, but refused further comment on merger talks. Meanwhile, Google launched its own StumbleUpon-like feature, an ...

Microsoft: Samsung Deal Could Improve Xbox, Zune

Microsoft executives said the patent deal struck with Samsung Thursday morning could have implications for the Zune MP3 player and the Xbox, as well as for Windows PCs.

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