10 billionth song downloaded from Apple's iTunes

The 10 billionth song was downloaded from Apple's iTunes on Wednesday, seven years after the launch of the online store which provided a lifeline to the struggling music industry.

Polar explorer Hadow takes on Arctic Ocean trek

British polar explorer Pen Hadow on Thursday unveiled his latest challenge, leading a team of scientists to investigate rising acid levels in the Arctic Ocean that threaten marine life.

SanDisk Ships 64GB SDXC Card

SanDisk Corporation today announced that it has begun shipping the 64 gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra SDXC card, the company's highest capacity SD card ever. With its 64GB capacity, up to 15MB/sec read speed and Class 4 speed ...

In networks we trust

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers are proposing a paradigm-shifting solution to trusted computing that offers better security and authentication with none of the drawbacks that exist in the current state of the art.

Natural antioxidants give top barn swallows a leg on competitors

A new University of Colorado at Boulder study indicates North American barn swallows outperform their peers in reproduction -- the "currency" of evolutionary change -- by maintaining a positive balance of antioxidants commonly ...

Time to change the menu

With global population expected to increase by about 2.5 billion by 2050 even while climate change hits farmlands with shifting rainfall and temperatures, it may be time to rethink what we eat and how we produce food, according ...

Boost to UK geothermal energy prospects

(PhysOrg.com) -- Geothermal energy in the UK is a step closer to reality after exploratory drilling by experts at Newcastle University revealed record levels of permeability in granite.

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