Archive: 01/10/2011

Tracing families' escape from poverty

For all the detailed tools developed to study finance in past decades, relatively few scholars have brought those methods to bear on a pressing social question: How do poor people manage their finances?

Jan 10, 2011
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Nintendo promises sufficient 3DS supply: report

Nintendo says it will ship about 1.5 million units of its 3DS console in the first month after debut, promising to avoid the huge shortages seen with the launch of earlier versions, a report said Monday.

Jan 10, 2011
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Facebook denies shutdown rumors

A rumor Facebook was shutting down wafted over the Web, forcing the hugely popular social network to deny it had any intention of closing.

Jan 10, 2011
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Docs optimistic, but Giffords in for long recovery

(AP) -- Recovering from a gunshot wound to the head depends on the bullet's path, and while doctors are optimistic about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' odds, it can take weeks to months to tell the damage.

Jan 10, 2011
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New device set to combat fear of the dentist's drill

An innovative device which cancels out the noise of the dental drill could spell the end of people's anxiety about trips to the dentist, according to experts at King's College London, Brunel University and ...

Jan 10, 2011
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