Ancient trash heaps gave rise to Everglades tree islands

Garbage mounds left by prehistoric humans might have driven the formation of many of the Florida Everglades' tree islands, distinctive havens of exceptional ecological richness in the sprawling marsh that are today threatened ...

Capitalizing on corruption: Not all companies harmed by corruption

According to a new study from the Journal of Management Studies, corruption, which is endemic in many countries, can benefit the performance of some companies. Without doubt, corruption stands as a corrosive influence on ...

Breakthrough in ultra-sensitive sensor technology

Princeton researchers have invented an extremely sensitive sensor that opens up new ways to detect a wide range of substances, from tell-tale signs of cancer to hidden explosives.

Twitter marks fifth birthday (Update 2)

Twitter marked its fifth birthday on Monday with a promotional video of celebrities talking up the world-changing micro-blogging service.

AT&T: T-Mobile 3G phones will need to be replaced

AT&T Inc. said Monday that if its deal to buy T-Mobile USA goes through, T-Mobile subscribers with "3G" phones will need to replace those to keep their wireless broadband service working. But there will be plenty of time ...

Alternatives have begun in bid to hear from Spirit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hopes for reviving NASA's Spirit Mars rover dimmed further with passage last week of the point at which the rover's locale received its maximum sunshine for the Martian year.

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