Archive: 21/02/2011

NASA instrument gets close-up on Mars rocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, will carry a next generation, onboard "chemical element reader" to measure the chemical ingredients in Martian rocks and soil. The instrument is one of 10 ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Russia's top portal to list on NASDAQ: report

Russia's top Internet portal Yandex intends to raise up to $1 billion (740 million euros) through an initial public offering on New York's NASDAQ stock exchange, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday.

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Business
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Top Alibaba executives resign after fraud probe

(AP) -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says two of its top executives are resigning to take responsibility after a probe discovered more than 2,000 suppliers had defrauded customers, sometimes with the alleged collusion ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Business
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Climate change affecting food safety

Climate change is already having an effect on the safety of the world's food supplies and unless action is taken it's only going to get worse, a Michigan State University professor told a symposium at this year's meeting ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Environment
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