Archive: 20/05/2010

Dell fiscal 1Q net income jumps 52 percent

(AP) -- Computer maker Dell Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter net income rose 52 percent, helped by sales of computers to businesses and technology services to public-sector customers.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Business
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How do you control a bicycle?

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Just like riding a bike" is a cliche for a simple skill you do not forget, but understanding how a human controls a bicycle is in some ways more challenging than understanding how a pilot flies an airplane, ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Other
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Study uncovers optimal ecology of bioinsecticide

Researchers at the University of Oxford and Royal Holloway University of London have discovered that the commonly used and naturally occurring bacterial insecticide Bt works best if applied to young plants and is enhanced ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Ecology
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