EBay: holiday cell phone shopping up threefold

(AP) -- More eBay shoppers have used cell phones to make purchases this holiday season than in past years. And it's not just to buy the hot toy du jour, Zhu Zhu Pets.

AT&T temporarily halts online iPhone sales in NYC

(AP) -- AT&T Inc. suspended online sales of iPhones to New Yorkers over the weekend for unknown reasons, then abruptly started selling them again just as mysteriously on Monday.

BBS proteins shown to run an export business that protects cilia

A protein complex mutated in human disease removes excess signaling molecules to prevent them from damaging cilia, say researchers from UMass Medical School. The study will be published in the December 28 issue of the Journal ...

Students' sharp eyes restore dinosaur's rightful name

(PhysOrg.com) -- Three graduate students in paleontology blew dust off dinosaur toes found in 1924 to discover that something didn't quite add up. After examining a few more fossilized bones, they concluded that a 1970s reclassification ...

Cassini Spacecraft to Monitor North Pole on Titan

(PhysOrg.com) -- Though there are no plans to investigate whether Saturn's moon Titan has a Santa Claus, NASA's Cassini will zoom close to Titan's north pole this weekend.

As the World Churns

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Terra firma." It's Latin for "solid Earth." Most of the time, at least from our perspective here on the ground, Earth seems to be just that: solid. Yet the Earth beneath our feet is actually in constant ...

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