Suzaku Finds 'Fossil' Fireballs from Supernovae

(PhysOrg.com) -- Studies of two supernova remnants using the Japan-U.S. Suzaku observatory have revealed never-before-seen embers of the high-temperature fireballs that immediately followed the explosions. Even after thousands ...

Mutant gene lessens devastation of flesh-eating bacteria

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in Houston recently discovered a simple gene mutation that decreases the chance people will get a flesh-eating disease called necrotizing fasciitis. ...

Nuance buys British voice-to-text company SpinVox

US speech recognition company Nuance Communications Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has acquired British voice-to-text firm SpinVox for 102.5 million dollars in a stock and cash deal.

Belarus to toughen control over Internet

(AP) -- Belarus' authoritarian leader is promising to toughen regulation of the Internet and its users in an apparent effort to exert control over the last fully free medium in the former Soviet state.

Review: No more writing checks in lifestyle change

(AP) -- It's been nine months since I've written a check. That's not to say I'm on some 12-step program to resist shopping. My credit card bills would suggest otherwise. Rather, when I opened a new bank account in March, ...

Biotech Advance May Yield Genetically Sterile Screwworms

(PhysOrg.com) -- Transgenic screwworms developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists could set the stage for new, improved methods of eradicating the pest based on the sterile insect technique (SIT).

Guide to breaking cell phone security revealed

(AP) -- A German security expert has raised the ire of the cell phone industry after he and a group of researchers posted online a how-to guide for cracking the encryption that keeps the calls of GSM-standard cell phone users ...

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