Archive: 7/08/2009

The latest craze: Free e-books offerings

(AP) -- James Patterson's latest best seller, "The Angel Experiment," is a little different from his usual hits. The novel isn't new; it came out four years ago. Its sales aren't happening at bookstores, but mostly on the ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Internet
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Rivals taking advantage of delay in Oracle-Sun merger

As antitrust regulators continue to scrutinize the year's biggest tech deal, Oracle's planned $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems, competitors in the high-end hardware business and open-source software market have wasted ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Business
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Bladder cells feel stretch

Japanese research group led by Prof. Makoto Tominaga and Dr. Takaaki Sokabe (National Institute for Physiological Sciences: NIPS), and Prof. Masayuki Takeda, Dr. Isao Araki and Dr. Tsutomu Mochizuki (Yamanashi Univ.), found ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Biochemistry
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