Archive: 08/12/2009

New insights into limb formation

Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) and the University of Connecticut Health Center (U.C.H.C.) have gained new understanding of the role hyaluronic acid (HA) plays in skeletal growth, chondrocyte ...

dateAug 12, 2009 in Medical research
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The mind's eye scans like a spotlight

(PhysOrg.com) -- You're meeting a friend in a crowded cafeteria. Do your eyes scan the room like a roving spotlight, moving from face to face, or do you take in the whole scene, hoping that your friend's face ...

dateAug 12, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Microsoft to appeal Word patent ruling

Microsoft said Wednesday it plans to appeal a ruling by a Texas judge that would ban the US software giant from selling its popular Word program in the United States.

dateAug 12, 2009 in Software
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Microsoft Office coming to Nokia mobiles

Microsoft and Nokia, in a challenge to Research in Motion's Blackberry, announced Wednesday that Microsoft Office software will be available on smartphones made by the Finnish company.

dateAug 12, 2009 in Software
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Anti-psychotic drugs could help fight cancer

The observation that people taking medication for schizophrenia have lower cancer rates than other people has prompted new research revealing that anti-psychotic drugs could help treat some major cancers.

dateAug 12, 2009 in Cancer
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