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2011-02-15 19:46:06

Someday, that potted palm in your living room might go from green to white, alerting you to a variety of nasty contaminants in the air, perhaps even explosives.

2011-02-15 03:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today unveiled three new versions of its most popular and advanced smartphones - HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire S and HTC Incredible S.

2011-02-15 03:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced its first tablet, the HTC Flyer(TM).

2011-02-15 03:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today announced two new phones built entirely to be social, combining the simplicity, ease-of-use and depth of HTC Sense(TM) with the power and connectivity of Facebook®.

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2011-01-27 09:12:37

A new study takes a close look at the brain of the migratory monarch butterfly to better understand how these remarkable insects use an internal compass and skylight cues to navigate from eastern North America to Mexico each fall.

2011-01-20 21:55:36

Humans use their senses to help keep track of short intervals of time according to new research, which suggests that our perception of time is not maintained by an internal body clock alone.

2011-01-17 12:29:30

In a technique that could eventually shed light on how gene expression influences human disease, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have for the first time ever successfully visualized single molecules of naturally-occurring messenger RNA (mRNA) transcribed in living mammalian cells.

2011-01-06 16:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- HTC Corporation, a global leader in smartphone innovation and design, this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) unveiled three new 4G smartphones together with three U.S.

2011-01-06 10:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at J.P. Morgan's 29th Annual Healthcare Conference on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.

2011-01-04 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announces the following webcast: What: Recent Advances in Isis' Development Pipeline Thursday, January 06, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. ET /9:00 When: a.m.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.