Archive: 06/11/2009

Google unfazed by 3 US government inquiries

(AP) -- Google Inc. doesn't believe it needs to change its ways despite three separate U.S. government inquiries into whether some of the Internet search leader's actions are thwarting competition.

dateJun 11, 2009 in Internet
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Japan's first lunar probe ends mission

(AP) -- Japan's first lunar probe made a controlled crash landing on the moon Thursday, successfully completing a 19-month mission to study the Earth's nearest neighbor, Japan's space agency said.

dateJun 11, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Palm appoints ex-Apple whiz as CEO

(AP) -- Jon Rubinstein, a former executive behind Apple Inc.'s iPod, on Wednesday was named chief executive of smartphone maker Palm Inc., replacing Ed Colligan who is stepping down after 16 years with the company.

dateJun 11, 2009 in Business
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Sleep may be important in regulating emotional responses

According to a new study, sleep selectively preservers memories that are emotionally salient and relevant to future goals when sleep follows soon after learning. Effects persist for as long as four months after the memory ...

dateJun 11, 2009 in Health
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Cocaine and heroin harm placenta

Cocaine and heroin increase permeability of the placenta. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology have shown that exposure to the drugs causes an increase in the ...

dateJun 11, 2009 in Biotechnology
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