Archive: 04/1/2009

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.

Apr 01, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 01, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 01, 2009
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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.

Apr 01, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 01, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 01, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 01, 2009
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