Archive: 04/01/2009

World's largest laser completed

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Department of Energy today announced that the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has certified the completion of the historic effort to build the world's largest laser.

dateApr 01, 2009 in General Physics
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Ex-CEO of BetOnSports pleads guilty

(AP) -- The former chief executive of BetOnSports pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal racketeering conspiracy, admitting that the Internet company falsely portrayed Web-based gambling as legal and caused customers to lose ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Business
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Cable TV companies mull impact of online video

(AP) -- Cable TV operators have treaded gingerly with online video. The companies want to meet consumer demand for watching shows on the Internet. But they don't want cable TV to lose its place as the home's main entertainment ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Telecom
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Verizon Wireless downplays Linux phones

(AP) -- Verizon Wireless considers Linux-based software a possible long-term contender for use on its phones, but doesn't view it as a "preferred" solution, the carrier's head said.

dateApr 01, 2009 in Software
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9 patients made nearly 2,700 ER visits in Texas

(AP) -- Just nine people accounted for nearly 2,700 of the emergency room visits in the Austin area during the past six years at a cost of $3 million to taxpayers and others, according to a report. The patients went to hospital ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Other
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Light Reveals Breast Tumor Oxygen Status

(PhysOrg.com) -- Light directed at a breast tumor through a needle can tell pathologists how much oxygen the tumor is consuming, and help oncologists choose treatment options that would be most effective for an individual ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Cancer
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Ovarian cancer screening not catching early disease

The only available screening tests for ovarian cancer fail to catch early signs of the disease and often result in unnecessary surgery, said researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Comprehensive Cancer ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Cancer
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