The future of reading

Emma Teitgen, 12, thought the chemistry book her teacher recommended would make perfect bedside reading. Perfect because it might help her fall asleep.

How do you make the perfect sled dog?

Over the last few hundred years, Alaskan sled dogs have been bred to haul cargo over Arctic terrain and, more recently, for racing. Now, researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Genetics have identified the contributions ...

A new code of conduct for researchers

A new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity will be presented by the European Science Foundation at the World Conference on Research Integrity. The code addresses good practice and bad conduct in science, offering ...

Qualcomm 3Q profit rises 4 percent, revenue down

(AP) -- Qualcomm Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal third-quarter profit rose 4 percent and revenues fell less than analysts expected, allaying concerns among investors that the developer of wireless chips and technologies ...

New wave of banking: Check deposit via smart-phone photo

Customers at Chase Bank have a new way to deposit checks: Just snap, snap and tap. Chase has introduced an iPhone application allowing consumers to deposit checks with the camera-enabled smart device, which means no more ...

FTC extends antitrust settlement talks with Intel

(AP) -- Federal regulators will take at least two more weeks to work out details of a proposed agreement with Intel Corp. to settle charges that the giant chipmaker violated antitrust laws.

Does the sun hold a dark secret?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A scientist at Royal Holloway, University of London believes dark matter is lurking at the centre of the sun and cooling down its core temperature.

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