Archive: 05/11/2010

Study links obesity with lowest earnings

A new UC Davis study has found that minimum-wage employees are more likely to be obese than those who earn higher wages, adding to growing evidence that being poor is a risk factor for unhealthy weight.

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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Nokia shakes up management to tackle rivals

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. will reshuffle its management in mobile devices to tackle growing competition from rivals in smart phones and high-end mobile computers, the company said Tuesday.

dateMay 11, 2010 in Business
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US transport chief rides 300-mph Japanese maglev

(AP) -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took a ride Tuesday on the fastest passenger train in the world, a Japanese maglev, as part of Tokyo's sales pitch for billions of dollars in high-speed train contracts from ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Rare toxic algae identified

Scientists have identified an unusual species of pathogenic algae that causes human skin infections, described in a new study in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. The finding should improv ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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