FCC launches probe of Google Voice service

(AP) -- Federal regulators will look into complaints by AT&T Inc. that Google Inc.'s free messaging and calling service, Google Voice, blocks calls to rural communities where local phone companies charge high connection ...

Key new ingredient in climate model refines global predictions

For the first time, climate scientists from across the country have successfully incorporated the nitrogen cycle into global simulations for climate change, questioning previous assumptions regarding carbon feedback and potentially ...

Hyper-SAGE boosts remote MRI sensitivity

A new technique in Magnetic Resonance Imaging dubbed "Hyper-SAGE" has the potential to detect ultra low concentrations of clincal targets, such as lung and other cancers. Development of Hyper-SAGE was led by one of the world's ...

New Hearst e-magazine weaves tales from Internet

US media giant Hearst Corp. on Friday launched LMK.com, a free online magazine that scours the Internet for news and photos and presents the information as topic pages.

China launches crackdown on online gaming

China has launched a campaign to crack down on online games operating illegally and featuring content deemed to be unhealthy, state media reported Friday, in the nation's latest Internet clean-up effort.

When Being a Cuckold Makes Evolutionary Sense

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evolutionary biology theory predicts that males usually won't invest a lot of time raising offspring when there is a good chance they are not the fathers. Yale University researchers have found a notable ...

ISS Expedition 20 Prepares for Departure

(PhysOrg.com) -- The nine residents of the International Space Station were busy with crew handover activities and science-related tasks Thursday as they prepared for the departure of the Expedition 20 crew this weekend. ...

Study: Managers' Hiring Practices Vary by Race, Ethnicity

(PhysOrg.com) -- White, Asian and Hispanic managers tend to hire more whites and fewer blacks than black managers do, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Labor Economics.

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