Google unveils Web-free 'tweeting' in Egypt move

Google, in response to the Internet blockade in Egypt, said Monday that it had created a way to post messages to microblogging service Twitter by making telephone calls.

Combatting antibiotic resistant bacteria

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have discovered a new way to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria by using the bacteria's own genes.

Social media gaining value as component of super bowl advertising

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite the high cost of advertising during the Super Bowl — commercial time has sold for upwards of $3 million per 30-second ad — the big game continues to attract sponsors interested in reaching ...

Image: The glare of the sun

This view of Antares, the Apollo 14 Lunar Module as it sat on the moon's Fra Mauro Highlands, reflects a circular flare caused by the brilliant sun.

Photos released to protect endangered Amazonians

Brazil has allowed the release of rare photographs of Amazonian natives to bring attention to the plight of indigenous people who rights groups say are faced with possible extinction.

Report warns of Iran nuke disaster

(AP) -- The control systems of Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant have been penetrated by a computer worm unleashed last year, according to a foreign intelligence report that warns of a possible Chernobyl-like disaster once the ...

Baidu net income surges in 4th quarter

(AP) -- Baidu.com Inc., which operates China's leading search engine, said Monday that its fourth-quarter profit more than tripled to surpass Wall Street expectations, sending shares higher in after-hours trading.

A new henge discovered at Stonehenge

(PhysOrg.com) -- An archaeology team led by the University of Birmingham and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology in Austria discovered a major ceremonial monument less than ...

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