Archive: 31/08/2010

Gartner cuts second-half PC growth forecast

Gartner slashed its growth forecast for personal computer sales for the second half of the year on Tuesday, citing the uncertain economic outlook for the United States and Western Europe.

dateAug 31, 2010 in Business
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Photo album tells story of wildlife decline

With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vanishing species over large ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Ecology
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Why Americans believe Obama is a Muslim

There's something beyond plain old ignorance that motivates Americans to believe President Obama is a Muslim, according to a first-of-its-kind study of smear campaigns led by a Michigan State University psychologist.

dateAug 31, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Researcher finds new bee in downtown Toronto

A York University doctoral student who discovered a new species of bee on his way to the lab one morning has completed a study that examines 84 species of sweat bees in Canada. Nineteen of these species - including the one ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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