Archive: 01/13/2011

Why coffee protects against diabetes

Coffee, that morning elixir, may give us an early jump-start to the day, but numerous studies have shown that it also may be protective against type 2 diabetes. Yet no one has really understood why.

Jan 13, 2011
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Weak nuclear force is less weak

The force that governs some of the reactions that keep our sun shining is not quite as weak as scientists had previously thought. As a consequence, our estimation of how energetic the sun actually is just ...

Jan 13, 2011
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Texan builds artful, green homes out of trash

Texas home builder Dan Phillips transforms trash into artful treasures, creating intricate floor mosaics with wood scraps, kitchen counters from ivory-colored bones and roofs out of license plates.

Jan 13, 2011
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SKorean police say Google violated laws

(AP) -- Police said Thursday that Google Inc. violated South Korean laws and referred the case to state prosecutors, adding to a slew of privacy cases the world's largest search engine is facing.

Jan 13, 2011
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India's Infosys profits up 14.1%, lag forecasts

Indian tech giant Infosys on Thursday posted a disappointing 14.1 percent rise in consolidated net profit, and warned that future growth could be hurt if recovery in developed markets weakens.

Jan 13, 2011
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