Archive: 12/17/2009

Invasion without a stir

Bacteria of the genus Salmonella cause most food-borne illnesses. The bacteria attach to cells of the intestinal wall and induce their own ingestion by cells of the intestinal epithelium. Up till now, researchers assumed ...

Dec 17, 2009
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Google adds new media partners to 'Fast Flip'

Internet giant Google on Wednesday added another 24 media partners to its online news reader "Fast Flip," including the Tribune and McClatchy newspaper groups, the Huffington Post and Politico.

Dec 17, 2009
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Biden unveils federal broadband stimulus projects

(AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday announced the first $182 million in federal stimulus money for 18 projects to expand high-speed Internet networks in rural areas and other underserved communities.

Dec 17, 2009
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Should flowers be banned in hospitals?

Does flower water harbour potentially deadly bacteria? Do bedside blooms compete with patients for oxygen? Do bouquets pose a health and safety risk around medical equipment?

Dec 17, 2009
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Organic flash memory developed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a non-volatile memory that has the same basic structure as a flash memory but is made from cheap, flexible, organic materials.

Dec 17, 2009 weblog
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