RIM: higher 4Q profit as subscriber base grows

(AP) -- Research In Motion said its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings jumped 37 percent as its BlackBerry subscriber base grew and smart phone shipments increased.

Radical research changes lab-on-a-chip design

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Alberta mechanical engineering professor has developed a new model that could revolutionize the design of hand-held devices that provide reliable, nearly instant medical or environmental tests.

How are droplets displaced by ultrasounds?

Understanding the physical mechanisms that enable a droplet to be displaced by propagating an acoustic wave along the substrate on which it lies is the hurdle that has been overcome by researchers from the Institut d'Electronique ...

Researchers Holding Steady in an Atomic-Scale Tug-of-War

(PhysOrg.com) -- How hard do you have to pull on a single atom of -- let's say -- gold to detach it from the end of a chain of like atoms?* It's a measure of the astonishing progress in nanotechnology that questions that ...

Cuckoo's copying an evolutionary curiosity

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of brood parasitism in birds has shown that the nest-poaching New Zealand shining cuckoo's ability to mimic its grey warbler host is an evolutionary curiosity.

page 2 from 7