When Nicholas Longrich discovered a new dinosaur species with a heart-shaped frill on its head, he wanted to come up with a name just as flamboyant as the dinosaur's appearance. Over a few beers with fellow paleontologists one night, he blurted out the first thing that came to mind: Mojoceratops.
Chinese online game developer The9 Ltd. said Thursday it has made a minority investment in Aurora Feint, a mobile game developer.Burlingame, Calif.-based Aurora Feint Inc. operates OpenFeint, a mobile gaming network that lets users socialize with friends and other players while playing games on...
For the first time, astronomers have tracked individual moons nestled in debris orbiting a planet. That could give scientists new clues about how planets grow around stars in young solar systems
Qualaquin (quinine sulfate): New Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Risk of serious hematological reactionsJuly 8, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
New Risk Management Plan. Reports of serious side effects in patients using Qualaquin "off-label" for night time leg cramps.
Announced today by Tecate Group is the quick-turnaround availability of custom ultracapacitor modules expressly engineered to accelerate the development of military ground-mobile, sea, and airborne products and systems.
Some people relax by doing crossword puzzles, watching movies or reading a good book. In his down time, often while flying somewhere, Energy Secretary Steven Chu relaxes by tackling a scientific conundrum and stretching the limits of technology.
Japanese scientists say they have detected tiny particles collected by the first spacecraft to return to Earth after landing on an asteroid. But determining if the dust came from the asteroid or was picked up by the spacecraft on its return trip could take months.
Hundreds of computers that helped cause a wave of outages on U.S. and South Korean government websites last July launched new attacks on the same sites, but no major interference was reported, police said Thursday.
(Rice University) Rice physicist Junichiro Kono and his team have been studying the Aharonov-Bohm effect -- the interaction between electrically charged particles and magnetic fields -- and how it relates to carbon nanotubes. While doing so, they came to the unexpected conclusion that...
Physicists at the NIST have demonstrated an ion trap with a built-in optical fiber that collects light emitted by single ions, allowing quantum information stored in the ions to be measured.
What: This year at the first VidCon conference YouTube executive Hunter Walk will deliver the keynote which will include product demos, thoughts on the future of video, and some news relevant to our diverse community of partners, users and advertisers.Who: YouTube's director of product development,...
The specialized bacteria developed by Lingchong You have one of two inevitable fates – they will remain addicted to themselves or they will die of loneliness.
Comprehensive Access to Oracle Development Resources, Customers Benefit From Product and Services SupportJuly 8, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
arcplan, an independent business intelligence solution provider, today announced reaching Gold Partner Level with its technology partner Oracle. arcplan now has even faster and more comprehensive access to the Oracle product portfolio and delivers perfectly customized solutions to customers that...
Microsoft Corp. has laid off more workers at its Fargo campus but isn't saying how many.Spokeswoman Katie Hasbargen described the layoffs to The Forum newspaper as "incremental at best."The Seattle Times has reported that Microsoft is cutting a few hundred jobs companywide.The reductions are...
A family of highly efficient cartridge filters from W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) can dramatically improve product quality, increase production capacity and reduce the total cost of filtration for high-purity bulk chemicals used in semiconductor fabrication and other microelectronics manufacturing processes.