Apple space ship campus cleared for take-off

Apple's plan to build a shimmering flying-saucer shaped headquarters got final clearance for take-off late Tuesday, after a tax break granted the technology titan was trimmed.

Deezer aims to enter US market in 2014

Online music streaming service Deezer aims to expand to the United States next year, one of the last remaining untapped markets for the French pioneer of legal music services, the company's co-founder said Wednesday.

Impacts of plant invasions become less robust over time

Among the most impressive ecological findings of the past 25 years is the ability of invasive plants to radically change ecosystem function. Yet few if any studies have examined whether ecosystem impacts of invasions persist ...

Tribune Co. to cut 700 newspaper jobs

US media giant Tribune Co. said Wednesday it would slash 700 jobs at its newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, to cope with the industry's slump.

TRMM satellite sees Melissa's tropical transition

Once a subtropical storm, now a tropical storm, Melissa made the transition on Nov. 20 as NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and measured rainfall rates within the storm.

Aging erodes genetic control, but that's flexible

Biologists at Brown University have found a way to measure the effects of aging by watching the ebb and flow of chromatin, a structure along strands of DNA that either silences or permits gene expression. In several newly ...

What composes the human heart? Researchers crunch the numbers

A foundational study published in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) this week by researchers at the University of Toronto's Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) and the ...

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