Archive: 06/06/2011

Diversity of Malaysian Bamboo

What a wildly variegated species bamboo is. The sturdy yellow bamboo is pictured swaying gracefully next to the lean apple green. Both are bamboo, both strong but how remarkable that the two of different loveliness belong ...

Jun 06, 2011
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Three check-in apps for joining a crowd

Check-in services are social-networking apps that let you "check in" to tell your friends or the whole world where you are at the moment. One in five smartphone owners uses them.

Jun 06, 2011
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China's growth, and weakness, on show at IT fair

More Chinese companies than ever took part in Asia's largest IT fair, which ended this weekend in Taipei, but their growing numbers could not disguise their lingering weaknesses, observers said.

Jun 06, 2011
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New chemo regimen helps children with neuroblastoma

A new high-dose chemotherapy regimen has been shown to improve survival of children with high-risk neuroblastoma, a common pediatric cancer, according to a European clinical trial published Sunday.

Jun 06, 2011
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Blockbusters rule E3 video game kingdom

Blockbuster titles and powerhouse consoles will rule as video game makers from around the world meet in Los Angeles this week for the premier Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

Jun 06, 2011
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Studies find new drugs boost skin cancer survival

(AP) -- They're not cures, but two novel drugs produced unprecedented gains in survival in separate studies of people with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, doctors reported Sunday.

Jun 06, 2011
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Indiana, Planned Parenthood to argue abortion law

(AP) -- The battle over Indiana's tough new abortion law cutting off much of the public funding for Planned Parenthood because it provides abortions moved back to the courts Monday where attorneys prepared to argue over ...

Jun 06, 2011
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