Daily Archives: September 23, 2013
There was no resistance from the attackers. The fate of people listed as missing was unclear.
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s board has authorized special stock awards to hold onto top executives as the world’s largest software company searches for a new chief executive officer, according to a regulatory filing made public on Monday.
Adjusting to shifts in iTunes after the arrival of iOS7, and locking a Nexus 7 screen into place.
The mission, due by the end of 2013, will be the country’s “first soft landing on an extraterrestrial body,” the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
In this week’s CreatureCast we look at a common pattern used to statistically describe of the world — the so-called “normal distribution” — with some familiar and fanciful examples.
This week, we begin a new video series that will take you inside the labs and give you a narrated view of research as it happens.
Recent developments in health and science news. This week: A molasses spill has been killing marine life and a $33.2 million grant will go toward Alzheimer’s research.
Insight about a mutated gene in people who got cold sores suggests a possible research route for both cold sores and other infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.
Mice with dwarfism characteristics, caused by a gene mutation, resumed normal bone growth after injection of a decoy protein.
Scientists have discovered a tiny snail with a translucent shell living half a mile below the surface in Croatia.
An experimental drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy failed in a large clinical trial recently, but the technique of counteracting mutated genes holds promise.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has developed a structural system that uses timber to construct tall buildings as an environmentally friendlier alternative to steel and concrete.
The Sun appears to slack off at the height of the solar cycle, the solar maximum, usually a time of roiling activity as the star’s magnetic fields reverse.
Aggressive pumping is draining aquifers, creating an opening for arsenic-contaminated water to leach into a major drinking-water aquifer that serves Hanoi, Vietnam, researchers say.