Archive: 10/11/2009

Blood counts are clues to human disease

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new genome-wide association study published today in Nature Genetics begins to uncover the basis of genetic variations in eight blood measurements and the impact those variants can have o ...

Oct 11, 2009
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Tough choices for feds giving out broadband money

(AP) -- The federal government will soon start handing out the first $4 billion from a pot of stimulus funds intended to spread high-speed Internet connections to more rural communities, poor neighborhoods and other pockets ...

Oct 11, 2009
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Killer earthquakes shake scientific thought

A sudden cluster of massive earthquakes which has shaken Asia-Pacific communities and likely left thousands dead has also jolted some scientists, who are starting to question conventional thought.

Oct 11, 2009
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Imagine Peace Tower lights in Second Life

Just hours after Friday's annual lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland, a virtual version of the tribute to late Beatle John Lennon opened in online world Second Life.

Oct 11, 2009
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