Archive: 07/16/2009

IBM sees better profits for 2009 (Update)

(AP) -- IBM Corp. has proved a rare animal in the recession. Like everyone else, its sales have been hurt. Profit margins, though, have only gotten better and better, and on Thursday IBM ramped up its full-year earnings ...

Jul 16, 2009
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Higher speed limits cost lives (w/ Podcast)

The repeal of the federal speed control law in 1995 has resulted in an increase in road fatalities and injuries, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health.

Jul 16, 2009
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Chronically Sweaty Hands? Surgery May Help

Everyone sweats to some degree during exercise or other exerting activities. But for some people, profuse sweating is a constant that can quickly impact quality-of-life, according to University of Cincinnati ...

Jul 16, 2009
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The secret jungles of ancient France

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ah, Paris. Land of the Eiffel Tower, delicious French bread and... tropical rainforests? Sacrebleu! It seems unlikely, but scientists have discovered evidence that France may have been a hot, wet tropical ...

Jul 16, 2009
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