Sex in the 1700s

Prostitutes, perversions and public scandals – the stuff of the 21st century tabloids was familiar to readers three centuries earlier, according to new research from the University of Leeds.

'Ancestral eve' was mother of all tooth decay

A New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) research team has found the first oral bacterial evidence supporting the dispersal of modern Homo sapiens out of Africa to Asia.

Maryland to ban phosphorus in soap

Maryland lawmakers approved a ban on dish detergent containing phosphorus in an effort to keep phosphates out of Chesapeake Bay.

HP to Acquire Online Photo Company

Hewlett-Packard's definitive agreement with Tabblo will soon allow users to print text, graphics, photos and other content from the Web.

Microsoft Plays to All Developers

Microsoft's developer division wants you. Long known for its aggressive courting of professional developers, the software company is now viewing all its systems as development platforms and is trying to empower developers ...

Apricorn Announces External Hard Drive for DVRs

Storage provider Apricorn, a company that supplies backup and upgrade products for notebook and desktop applications, announced the release of its new DVR Xpander hard drive on Wednesday, a device the company says will instantly ...

Net Neutrality Debate Goes Wireless

At the Voice Over Network (VON) show this week in San Jose, the net neutrality debate shifted to the wireless spectrum. How much control should wireless carriers have over their "unwired mile" of the Internet?

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