Archive: 04/18/2011

Twitter seeking to buy TweetDeck: WSJ

Twitter is in "advanced talks" to buy TweetDeck, a popular platform for accessing the service, for some $50 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

dateApr 18, 2011 in Internet
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Watchdog group makes 2nd push to ban diet pill

(AP) -- For the second time in five years, public health advocates are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban a fat-blocking drug sold over-the counter and via prescription, pointing to new reports of kidney ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Medications
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Pacific salmon may be dying from leukemia-type virus

In Canada's Fraser River, a mysterious illness has killed millions of Pacific salmon, and scientists have a new hypothesis about why: The wild salmon are suffering from viral infections similar to those linked to some forms ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Ecology
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Rings reveal extensive yearly climate record

A new study of the oldest trees in Mexico provides the first ever detailed, year-by-year look at the climate of Mesoamerica over a thousand-year span. The data, gathered from the annual growth rings in trees, ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Healthier Easter egg hunt

A few simple tips and maneuvers may help reduce potential negative effects of the traditional holiday hidden eggs search.

dateApr 18, 2011 in Health
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