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.

dateAug 14, 2009 in Other
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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 ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Genetics
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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 ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Space Exploration
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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 ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Cancer
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