Archive: 09/02/2010

Google, Skype targeted in India security crackdown

(AP) -- India has widened its security crackdown, asking all companies that provide encrypted communications - not just BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion - to install servers in the country to make it easier ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Study reveals capsaicin can act as cocarcinogen

The September cover story of the nation's leading cancer journal, Cancer Research, features a new study from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, that links capsaicin, a component of chili peppers, to skin cancer ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Safety cultures in EMS agencies vary widely, study finds

A survey of emergency medical services (EMS) agencies from across the country found wide variation in perceptions of workplace safety culture—providing a tool that might point to potential patient safety threats, according ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Interview: UN telecoms chief urges data sharing

(AP) -- BlackBerry's Canadian manufacturer should give law enforcement agencies around the world access to its customer data, the U.N. technology chief said, adding that governments have legitimate security ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Study points to increased risk for lupus in men

Lupus Research Institute-funded researcher Betty Tsao, PhD, at the University of California Los Angeles has discovered that humans -- males in particular -- with a variant form of the immune receptor gene "Toll Like Receptor ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Researchers discover proton diode

Biophysicists in Bochum have discovered a diode for protons: just like the electronic component determines the direction of flow of electric current, the "proton diode" ensures that protons can only pass through ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Listening to ancient colors

A team of McGill chemists have discovered that a technique known as photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy could be used to identify the composition of pigments used in art work that is decades or even centuries old. Pigments ...

Sep 02, 2010
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