Archive: 08/11/2009

EA Sports teams with ESPN to promote 'Madden'

(AP) -- If you have a spouse, a sibling or some other relative or friend who loves football and video games, don't expect to see much of him (or her) this weekend. "Madden NFL 10," the latest installment of the series that ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Business
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Wife of Twitter CEO 'tweets' delivery

The pregnant wife of Twitter chief executive Evan Williams delivered updates on the delivery of their son on Tuesday using the microblogging service co-founded by her husband.

dateAug 11, 2009 in Internet
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What science says about beach sand and stomach aches

By washing your hands after digging in beach sand, you could greatly reduce your risk of ingesting bacteria that could make you sick. In new research, scientists have determined that, although beach sand is a potential source ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Environment
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Missing link of cloud formation

The discovery of an unknown hitherto chemical compound in the atmosphere may help to explain how and when clouds are formed. The discovery of the so called dihydroxyepoxides (an aerosol-precursor), is reported ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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The ugly truth about one night stands

Men are far more interested in casual sex than women. While men need to be exceptionally attractive to tempt women to consider casual sex, men are far less choosy. These findings by Dr Achim Sch├╝tzwohl, from the Department ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Progress Toward Artificial Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- In cosmetics, lipid vesicles, also known as liposomes, effectively transport ingredients through the skin. However, they are also used to encapsulate pharmaceuticals and release them at the intended point ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Biochemistry
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