Archive: 08/13/2007

Intel Launches New Quad-Core Server Processors

Today Intel Corp. launched two quad-core Intel Xeon processors. The new processors boast unprecedented combinations of performance and energy efficiency, along with a pricing strategy to move the enterprise industry to multi-core ...

dateAug 13, 2007 in Hardware
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When 'Don't Worry' Leads to Worry

When a company makes a commitment to avoid layoffs, it would be reasonable to expect that workers would feel more secure about their future. It turns out that's not true for everyone. In research presented at the American ...

dateAug 13, 2007 in Other
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LSU professors work to improve efficiency of ethanol fuel

Lowering fuel emission levels is a topic facing constant scrutiny by the global public. Rising gas costs, environmental concerns and conflicts in oil-producing areas have made consumers, corporations and researchers more ...

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Patient-centered approach can backfire

Today's doctors are trained to take a more "patient-centered" approach toward healthcare. That means educating patients about their conditions, encouraging questions and collaboration, discussing how the condition affects ...

dateAug 13, 2007 in Health
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Circadian clock controls plant growth hormone

The plant growth hormone auxin is controlled by circadian rhythms within the plant, UC Davis researchers have found. The discovery explains how plants can time their growth to take advantage of resources such ...

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Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation

Scientists have found the existence of cross-talk between human chromosome ends and the protein complexes central to the stability of the entire human genome, a “chat” that contributes to cancer development.

dateAug 13, 2007 in Cancer
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