Archive: 08/06/2010

A launchpad for stem cell research

Stem cell research holds promise for improving the quality of human life -- especially embryonic stem cells, which can potentially develop into any tissue in the human body. However, basic scientific problems still remain ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Lawmakers seek prepaid cell crackdown, cite terror

(AP) -- Alarmed by the use of hard-to-track prepaid cell phones by terror suspects, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer and Texas Sen. John Cornyn have introduced legislation requiring consumers to produce identification before ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Telecom
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Hong Kong protesters picket Apple supplier meeting

(AP) -- Protesters picketed Foxconn's annual general meeting in Hong Kong on Tuesday, accusing both the Apple Inc. supplier and computer giant of poor corporate ethics after a spate of suicides at Foxconn factories in mainland ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Business
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Training eye movement may reduce driver distraction

More than 16 people are killed and more than 1,300 people are injured each day in crashes involving a distracted driver, a phenomenon that could be reduced with the right application of motion information and appropriate ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Other
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