Archive: 17/07/2009

Scientists locate disease switches

A team of scientists from the University of Copenhagen and the Max Planck Institute in Germany, has identified no less than 3,600 molecular switches in the human body. These switches, which regulate protein functions, may ...

dateJul 17, 2009 in Medical research
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Cisco lays off hundreds of workers

US computer networking giant Cisco Systems has laid off between 600 and 700 employees at its headquarters in San Jose, California, in a bid to reduce costs amid slow sales, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

dateJul 17, 2009 in Business
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June video game sales drop sharply

(AP) -- Squeezed by the economic downturn, U.S. retail sales of video games dropped sharply in June, the largest year-over-year decline the industry has seen in nearly nine years.

dateJul 17, 2009 in Business
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