Archive: 03/10/2011

China's shrinking lakes

China's thriving economy, already large, has been growing at a rate faster than that observed in most developed countries. But there has been a price for this growth. The air in China's largest cities is among ...

dateMar 10, 2011 in Environment
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Surgery without external scars is gaining traction

When Patricia Manrique was told she needed her gallbladder removed she immediately thought about the classroom full of children who rely on her to teach them tap and ballet each day. The Chicago Park District physical instructor ...

dateMar 10, 2011 in Other
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YouTube growth sparks hiring binge

Google-owned YouTube said Thursday it plans to increase its staff by nearly a third in what will be the online video-sharing star's biggest hiring year.

dateMar 10, 2011 in Business
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Coffee drinking linked to reduced stroke risk in women

Drinking more than a cup of coffee a day was associated with a 22 percent to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, compared with those who drank less, in a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

dateMar 10, 2011 in Health
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