Archive: 01/13/2011

Shop a smoking neighbour and pocket 560 euros in Sweden

Ratting on neighbours who light up on the sly can be lucrative in Sweden, where a landlords' association said Thursday it would offer a hefty reward for shopping people who violate a strict smoking ban in a residential building.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Health
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Merck stops trial for potential blood thinner

(AP) -- Shares of Merck & Co. are falling after the drugmaker says it has halted one late-stage trial of a potential blood thinner and will immediately stop giving the drug in another study to patients who have had a stroke.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Medications
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How brain 'wiring' develops in babies

Scientists funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have shown, for the first time, how our brain 'wiring' develops in the first few months of life. Using a new imaging technique, the scientists monitored the formation ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in Neuroscience
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