Latest Thompson Stories

Yahoo's Thompson Claims He Never Gave False Information
2012-05-11 09:48:00

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Yahoo´s embattled CEO Scott Thompson told top executives at the once great internet company he had never given them false information on his resume, according to a person familiar with the matter. In fact, Thompson said he never even provided Yahoo! with a resume. The person familiar with the matter has, of course, asked to remain anonymous. According to Reuters, Thompson held a meeting with the top brass of Yahoo´s staff to address the...

Aspirin Vs. Warfarin: Both Effective For Heart Failure Treatment
2012-05-03 08:22:43

Less costly aspirin is as effective for heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm as other more expensive drugs, such as warfarin, according to breakthrough research published in today´s New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers, led by clinical principal investigator Shunichi Homma, MD, of Columbia University Medical Center in New York and statistical principal investigator John L.P. (Seamus) Thompson, PhD, of Columbia University´s Mailman School of Public Health, found...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.