Archive: 04/14/2008

Study challenges notion of 'pandemic' flu

The widespread assumption that pandemic influenza is an exceptionally deadly form of seasonal, or nonpandemic, flu is hard to support, according to a new study in the May issue of the American Journal of Pu ...

Apr 14, 2008
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Ad hoc encyclopaedia for the information age

Linking communities and information into a virtual digital library is the 21st century version of the Dictionaire Raisonneé. Better, they can be organised around specific topics, creating vast repositories and networks of ...

Apr 14, 2008
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Location spoofing possible with WiFi devices

Apple iPhone and iPod (touch) support a new self-localization feature that uses known locations of wireless access points as well as the device's own ability to detect access points. Now ETH Zurich researchers ...

Apr 14, 2008
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Unconscious Decisions in the Brain

Already several seconds before we consciously make a decision its outcome can be predicted from unconscious activity in the brain. This is shown in a study by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human ...

Apr 14, 2008
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Celebrex-Lipitor combo may halt prostate cancer

Researchers at Rutgers’ Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy have shown that administering a combination of the widely used drugs Celebrex (celecoxib, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and Lipitor (atorvastatin, a cholesterol ...

Apr 14, 2008
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