Latest John Roth Stories

2012-10-23 10:18:13

Like job-seekers searching for a new position, living things sometimes have to pick up a new skill if they are going to succeed. Researchers from the University of California, Davis, and Uppsala University, Sweden, have shown for the first time how living organisms do this. The observation, published Oct. 19 in the journal Science, closes an important gap in the theory of natural selection. Scientists have long wondered how living things evolve new functions from a limited set of genes....

2012-03-01 17:45:00

Roseville Toyota Internet Director, John Roth, discusses the California dealership´s use of a dealer app recently developed by AutoMotionTV to keep customers coming back. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Dealers using the AutoMotionTV Dealer App solution are at a unique advantage in retaining cross-shopping customers. Customers rarely revisit a dealer´s mobile site after the first visit — instead opting for a search engine. A mobile app resides on a customer´s...

2008-09-08 06:00:06

Nortel Networks has won a contract to supply high-speed optical equipment to Bell Canada to enable it to carry internet traffic four times faster than on its existing network. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bell will install Nortel's 40G Adaptive Optical Engine in its Montreal-New York, Toronto-Chicago, and Toronto-Montreal network traffic corridors. It said this will enable it provide data speeds of 40 Gbps, while most of current networks offer 10 Gbps. Nortel has...

2006-04-03 23:25:00

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (AP) - John Roth shined his flashlight on a black streak flowing through the cream-colored marble forming the walls of the Oregon Caves. The graphite line is graphic evidence of dramatic global warming that consumed so much oxygen that it nearly wiped out all life on the planet 247 million years ago, said the natural resources specialist for the Oregon Caves National Monument. "It was the biggest extinction by far of all time," he said. "Geologists and paleontologists...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.