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 ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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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.

dateDec 17, 2009 in Internet
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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.

dateDec 17, 2009 in Telecom
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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?

dateDec 17, 2009 in Health
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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.

dateDec 17, 2009 in Semiconductors weblog
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