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2011-07-12 14:45:00

The notorious hacker group Anonymous broke into the computer systems of a major government contractor - Booz Allen Hamilton - and uploaded 90,000 military email address and passwords onto a file-sharing network Monday.

2011-07-12 12:28:02

While a movie about giant robots that undergo structural transformations is breaking box office records this summer, a scientific study about structural transformations within single nanocrystals is breaking new ground for the design of novel materials that will serve next-generation energy storage batteries and solar energy harvesting devices.

2011-07-12 11:05:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records is proud to present the critically acclaimed UK pop singer Katy B's US debut album On A Mission to be released on September 13, 2011. The albums lead in single "Katy On A Mission" is now available on iTunes.

2011-07-12 10:00:00

CHICAGO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wealthy individuals are feeling more confident about their investments and the economy and appear more willing to make decisions about their financial assets, according to a new investment survey by Family Office Exchange (FOX), a leading provider of research, education, networking, and consulting services to wealth owners and their advisors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/FOELOGO) In "FOX Wealth Trends(TM): 2011 Investment Survey...

2011-07-07 19:07:05

Pupils with special needs and teachers in mainstream schools in the UK are often the victims of a "one size fits all" approach to schooling and education, a leading academic has claimed.

2011-07-07 12:45:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A copyright infringement lawsuit has been filed in the U.S.

2011-07-07 11:35:00

Security experts are saying that hackers have disclosed a bug in Apple's mobile operating system that could be exploited by criminals looking to gain remote access over iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices.

2011-07-06 16:02:29

Probiotics, often referred to as 'good bacteria', are known to promote a healthy gut, but can they promote a healthy mind?

2011-07-06 15:10:10

With increasing numbers of people worldwide—5 million in 2010—on antiretroviral drugs for the treatment of HIV, the International Forum for Collaborative HIV Research recommends that improved and sustained global drug safety monitoring, including monitoring for substandard products, drug diversion, inappropriate use, and toxicity, is critical.

2011-07-06 14:05:00

The question seems simple enough: What happens to the Earth's temperature when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels increase? The answer is elusive.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.