Historian studies quest for the 12-month tomato

(Phys.org) —Is there an item on the average household's dinner table so roundly scorned as the wintertime tomato? The plastic-like red globe is typically so barren of authentic taste and texture that it epitomizes the industrialization ...

Self-confidence the secret to workplace advancement

(Phys.org)—The old saying "fake it until you make it" might actually be sound professional advice, with new University of Melbourne research finding self-confidence is a key determinant of workplace success.

America Invents Act is a game changer

In an article published in the current issue of Technology and Innovation- Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), describes ...

WikiLeaks publishes 'millions' of Stratfor emails

Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks on Monday began publishing more than five million confidential emails from US-based intelligence firm Stratfor, the anti-secrecy group said.

Dell earnings rise slightly though revenue is flat

(AP) -- Dell's third-quarter net income rose 9 percent though revenue remained flat from last year as the computer maker continued pruning less profitable parts of its business.

OECD report shows dramatic decline in patent quality

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published its Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard for 2011 and one section shows that patent quality over the past 20 years has ...

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