Archive: 04/16/2009

Volcanic eruption takes toll on Galapagos wildlife

A volcanic eruption over the weekend has taken a toll on the wildlife of the ecologically-fragile Galapagos Islands, causing the deaths of numerous fish and various sea lions, said officials on Thursday.

Apr 16, 2009
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Coke Bottle Quantum Physics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Don't be fooled by the collection of empty soda bottles in James Cryan's office at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Cryan isn't a caffeine fiend—the cola bottles are for science. As ...

Apr 16, 2009
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New test may predict breast cancer metastasis

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a finding that could change the way breast cancer is treated, researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have identified a new marker for breast cancer metastasis.

Apr 16, 2009
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US DOJ requests more time for Microsoft oversight

(AP) -- The Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to extend its watch over some of Microsoft Corp.'s business practices for a second time, saying it needs an extra year and a half to make sure Microsoft's antitrust ...

Apr 16, 2009
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Time Warner Cable shelves some Internet cap plans

Bowing to mounting public and political pressure, Time Warner Cable Inc. said Thursday it was shelving plans in four markets to charge customers based on how much Internet traffic they generate. But tests of metered billing ...

Apr 16, 2009
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