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A High-Tech Path To Carnegie Hall

11 years ago from CBSNews - Science

After more than 3,000 musicians auditioned online, the YouTube Symphony Orchestra played world-renowned Carnegie Hall in a first-of-its-kind concert.

Tree Found in Man's Lung?

11 years ago from National Geographic

Doctors found a nearly two-inch (five-centimeter) fir tree growing inside a man's lung when they operated for a suspected tumor, Russian media are reporting. Video.

eBay to take controlling stake in SKorea site for 1.2 bln dlrs

11 years ago from Physorg

US online auction giant eBay will take a controlling stake in South Korea's biggest online marketplace Gmarket in a deal worth up to 1.2 billion dollars, the two companies announced...

Gov't won't classify proxies as 'sophisticated'

11 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- The U.S. government has dropped - for now - a controversial plan to classify the use of "proxy" servers as evidence of sophistication in committing a crime.

Bell defends plan to meter billing for wholesale ISPs

11 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Bell Canada has defended its call for a new way of billing independent internet service providers who rent portions of its network, saying the changes are a key part of...

Genes cause problems for largemouth bass

11 years ago from UPI

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 15 (UPI) -- A 20-year U.S. study shows some largemouth bass inherit a vulnerability to being caught, researchers said.

Sensoring the World Wide Web

11 years ago from Physorg

CSIRO scientists will lead an international initiative to develop standards for sharing information collected by sensors and sensor networks over the Internet.

Intel shares fall despite bullish PC prediction

11 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- Investors don't seem to totally buy Intel Corp.'s proclamation that slumping personal computer sales have "bottomed out."

Guam rhino beetles got rhythm

11 years ago from

In May 2008 the island of Guam became a living laboratory for scientists as they attached acoustic equipment to coconut trees in order to listen for rhinoceros beetles. A grant...

Low Glycemic Breakfast May Increase Benefits Of Working Out

11 years ago from Science Daily

Individuals trying to shed fat may consider choosing Low Glycemic Index foods eaten prior to when they exercise.

New venture aims to introduce fees for online news

11 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- A new service being developed by three media veterans will try to save beleaguered newspaper and magazine publishers by charging for their Internet content.

Nonprofit aims to broaden reach of campaign data

11 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- A nonprofit group that specializes in databases tracking the influence of money in politics is making its information available to others.

European Commission raps U.K. over ad-targeting technology

11 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

The United Kingdom is being accused of breaking European privacy rules in allowing the use of a British technology that targets ads at internet users based on their online behaviour.

International conference thinks about sustainable cities

11 years ago from Harvard Science

What will the cities of the future look like? Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) offered some ideas at a three-day international conference, “Ecological Urbanism: Alternative and Sustainable Cities of the Future,”...

$10 million prize seeks to transform U.S. healthcare

11 years ago from Reuters:Science

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Organizers of the X Prize, who have set up contests for space travel, DNA research and super-efficient cars, said on Tuesday they are offering $10 million to...

Solving California's Major Environmental Challenges, Develop Renewable Energy and Create New Green Jobs

11 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

EcoDynamics, LLC has selected Alliant International University to be its primary educational partner in global projects involving renewable energy production, environmental conservation and sustainable business development. Alliant's President, Geoffrey...

OBAMA DOG PICTURE: Bo Moves Into White House

11 years ago from National Geographic

Today the Obamas' new Portuguese water dog, Bo, makes his official debut. Bo needs lots of activity or he may end up "running full-speed down the West Wing or barking...

Why drivers may soon be riding a 'green wave' of traffic lights

11 years ago from BBC News: Science & Nature

Motorists should face more sequences of green traffic lights after the government relaxed guidance on traffic flow.

High Schoolers Learn IT by Defending Networks, Fighting Robots, Designing Games

11 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

Teams of high school students from all over Iowa will compete in the second annual IT-Olympics at Iowa State University. They'll do their best to defend computer networks from hackers,...

Engineers hit pay dirt with clay mixture

11 years ago from Physorg

A watery, mud-like substance has hit pay dirt for Case Western Reserve University engineering professor David Schiraldi and his research group.

FOR KIDS: The Earth-bound asteroid scientists saw coming

11 years ago from

History-making asteroid tracked from space to its fiery demise in an African desert

Google Gets Ready For The Next Version of Android

11 years ago from Physorg

( -- Android 1.5 is right around the corner and this version promises better camera and GPS performance, support for video recording and Bluetooth stereo. Also included in this new...

Britons growing more anxious, fueling downturn: study

11 years ago from Physorg

Britons are becoming more anxious due to worries ranging from terrorism to bird flu -- and the general air of anxiety is adding to the economic crisis, a study said...

Campaign for western Labrador dialysis gathering momentum

11 years ago from CBC: Health

A Labrador man at the centre of a campaign over the shortage of dialysis machines in Newfoundland and Labrador has returned home from St. John's after successful treatment, but a...

"Nettops" Reviving Desktop Market

11 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Despite investing five years and hundreds of millions of dollars on its search product, Live Search, Microsoft has struggled to get people (even those it employs) to use its service...

FAU Announces Researchers and Scholars of the Year

11 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

Florida Atlantic University has announced its Researchers and Creative Scholars of the Year covering a broad range of disciplines from biomedical science to political science and literature.

Nebraska Mathematics Department Receives AMS National Award

11 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

The Mathematics Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been given the 2009 AMS Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department.