Archive: 04/03/2011

Five new genes linked to Alzheimer's

Scientists said Sunday they had uncovered five genes linked to the onset of Alzheimer's disease, doubling the number of genetic variants known to favour the commonest form of dementia.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Genetics
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'Cow valve' heart implant hailed as breakthrough

A new type of heart valve made with cow tissue and inserted by catheter was hailed on Sunday as a major breakthrough that could eliminate the need for open heart surgery in some patients, US doctors said Sunday.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Other
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Google profile in China shrinking

(AP) -- A year after a public spat with Beijing over censorship, Google Inc. says its business with Chinese advertisers is growing even as the Internet giant's share of online searches in China plunges.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Business
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Activists call for renewable energy at UN meeting

(AP) -- Citing the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, environmental activists at a U.N. meeting Sunday urged bolder steps to tap renewable energy so the world doesn't have to choose between the dangers of nuclear power and the ...

dateApr 03, 2011 in Environment
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Census spotlights India's 'missing girls'

The problem of India's "missing girls" has been put under a harsh spotlight by new census data showing the ratio of female to male children at its lowest level since independence in 1947.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Health
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Co-founder Page returning to Google helm

Google co-founder Larry Page on Monday takes back the reins of the Internet powerhouse that he and Sergey Brin created as Stanford University students some 13 years ago.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Internet
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