Archive: 04/18/2011

Imported olive oil quality unreliable, study finds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nearly three-quarters of the samples of top-selling imported olive oil brands failed international extra virgin standards, according to a new report by researchers at the University of California, Davis, ...

Apr 18, 2011
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Womb cancer genome scan reveals prostate cancer link

The first genome scan for womb cancer has revealed a genetic region that is associated with a reduced risk of the disease. The same region, called HNF1B, has been linked previously to lower prostate cancer risk in men.

Apr 18, 2011
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Imaging a multiple star

(PhysOrg.com) -- Multiple stars - binaries, triplets, or perhaps more stars, that orbit each other - are unique laboratories into the interactions between stars and their early environments.

Apr 18, 2011
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Japan's supply chain ripple effects

This past Monday marked the one-month anniversary of the earthquake that struck Japan on March 11. As the country braces for aftershocks in the months to come, businesses around the world are steeling themselves ...

Apr 18, 2011
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Philips first-quarter net income down

Dutch electronics giant Philips said Monday that first-quarter net income had fallen 31.3 percent and announced a joint venture with Hong Kong-based TPV for its flagging television business.

Apr 18, 2011
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