Archive: 14/11/2005

U.S.: China must 'crack down' on piracy

The Chinese government must "crack down" on piracy and enforce intellectual-property rights, the top U.S. trade official said Monday in Beijing.

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Study: Many options equal extreme choices

Scientists in Canada and China are studying "range effect," to better understand what consumers do when faced with a range of price and quality options. Specifically, the authors found offering a wide range of options causes ...

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Older consumers prefer emotional appeals

UCLA and University of Pennsylvania scientists say their research indicates older consumers are more emotional. The researchers say additional emotion often causes susceptibility to misleading advertising. But in a study ...

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Light exercise a tonic to keep the brain young

People don’t have to run marathons to keep their brain cells in shape — regular, light activity may do the trick. In the first study to show that lifelong exercise decreases cellular aging in the brain, scientists from ...

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Physicists invent plastic diode

Ohio State University researchers have invented a new organic polymer tunnel diode – an electronic component that could one day lead to flexible, low power plastic computer memory and plastic logic circuits on computer ...

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Brain memory modifies during female cycle

Scientists at Northwestern and Columbia universities say "wiring" in female rat brain memory areas expands and retracts during the menstrual cycle.

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Nations prepare to fight for Internet

As the United States and Europe prepare to slug it out over the ownership of the Internet at the upcoming United Nations conference on information technology, there is growing concern that the World Wide Web is being excessively ...

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Cingular ties up with MobiTV

Cingular Wireless and MobiTV launched Monday a mobile music service delivered to handsets.

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