Archive: 08/14/2009

China trade ruling helps US, but piracy a problem

(AP) -- American companies counting on a favorable trade ruling against China to boost sales of CDs, DVDs, books and video games will need a crackdown on rampant piracy before they can reap big benefits.

Aug 14, 2009
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Gene therapy found to help patients with Parkinson's

Jichi Medical University has succeeded in restoring the motor function of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease by injecting their brains with a virus with a built-in gene that has an enzyme to produce dopamine, it ...

Aug 14, 2009
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Planned Rover Test to Run a Week or More

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mars rover team members are planning a long-duration experiment with the test rover at JPL beginning next week. This test will check whether favorable motion seen in earlier tests can be sustained ...

Aug 14, 2009
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Costly cancer drugs are worth it, study finds

(PhysOrg.com) -- The cost for chemotherapy medications to treat colorectal cancer for six months has jumped 2,600 percent from 1993 to 2005. But such rising costs are worth the price, asserts a new report from Cornell, when ...

Aug 14, 2009
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