Archive: 07/13/2010

Smoking influences gene function, scientists say

In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR) have found that exposure to cigarette smoke can alter gene expression -- the process by which a gene's information is ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Genetics
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Groups sue Mass. over newly expanded obscenity law

(AP) -- A coalition of booksellers and Internet content providers on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit challenging an expansion of Massachusetts' obscenity law to include electronic communications that may be harmful to minors.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Other
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Microsoft adds Facebook to Outlook

Microsoft added Facebook to Outlook on Tuesday, giving users of its popular email program the ability to view status updates, pictures and wall posts from their friends on the social network.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Software
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Ambitious timetable for electronic medical records

(AP) -- The Obama administration on Tuesday rolled out an ambitious five-year plan for moving doctors and hospitals to computerized medical records, promising greater safety for patients and lower costs.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Health
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