Simple method devised to predict rises in Ebro River level

A team of researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has developed a new mathematical method to easily predict rises in the level of the Ebro River in Zaragoza based on water flow recorded in Castejón ...

Online auto lease-swap market grows

When Hollywood scriptwriter Scott Nimerfro needed a car to bridge stints between his job in Los Angeles and his home in Cottage Grove, he didn't bother cruising car lots. Instead, he went to LeaseTrader.com and took over ...

US announces new fuel economy standard for 2011

The US administration Friday announced updated automobile fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles starting with the 2011 model year that aim to reduce gasoline consumption and emissions.

Nanopore Sequencing Could Slash DNA Analysis Costs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Over the past 5 years, researchers have been exploring the use of nanoscale pores as nucleic acid sequencing tools. In theory, such pores should generate a unique response characteristic of each of the four ...

Grim US newspaper ad revenue figures released

Last year was the worst ever for the US newspaper industry with both print and online advertising revenue posting declines, according to Newspaper Association of America (NAA) figures.

Google to expand TV ad service to online video

Internet giant Google is testing a new service that would expand its television-ad brokering business to YouTube and video on other websites, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

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