Archive: 02/12/2011

Nokia needs to make Windows phones hip

Nokia has scrapped its smartphone software for Microsoft's supercharged mobile operating system. Now a world enamored by Apple's iPhone and Android handsets needs reason to care.

Feb 12, 2011
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Two pesticides associated with Parkinson's disease: study

New research shows a link between use of two pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, and Parkinson's disease. People who used either pesticide developed Parkinson’s disease approximately 2.5 times more often than non-users.

Feb 12, 2011
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Yap.TV lets viewers chat as they watch

Startup Yap.TV believes that whether shows are streamed over the Internet, airwaves, or cable lines people will always want to talk about what they are watching.

Feb 12, 2011
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Wireless advances could mean no more cell towers

(AP) -- As cell phones have spread, so have large cell towers - those unsightly stalks of steel topped by transmitters and other electronics that sprouted across the country over the last decade.

Feb 12, 2011
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Strong quake jolts Chile; magnitude 6.8

(AP) -- A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck central Chile Friday, centered in almost exactly the same spot where last year's magnitude-8.8 quake spawned a tsunami and devastated coastal communities.

Feb 12, 2011
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Few physicians refer patients to cancer clinical trials

A small proportion of adult cancer patients participate in clinical trials in part due to a low level of physician referrals, according to an online study published Feb. 11 in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Feb 12, 2011
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