Archive: 07/18/2006

India clamps down on bloggers, cell users

In a knee-jerk reaction to the recent terror-related blasts in India, the government is stepping up control on the online community that according to the country's telecom regulator, the Department of Telecom (DoT), was running ...

Jul 18, 2006
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Norwegian scientists study hypothermia

Norwegian scientists may have ruled out insufficient oxygen supply to the heart as a critical variable in whether a mammal's heart survives hypothermia.

Jul 18, 2006
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Slow starches promoted for weight loss

A Texas doctor has developed the "Slow Starch" diet as a way to help San Antonio shed its title as one of the fattest cities in the nation.

Jul 18, 2006
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Visuospatial, verbal brain role studied

U.S. scientists say they've confirmed the theory men and women use different parts of their brains processing language and visuospatial information.

Jul 18, 2006
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Inside BaBar's Control Room

Day and night, weekends, weekdays, and holidays, physicists from around the world take shifts in BaBar's Interaction Region 2 control room. The BaBar detector records the products of the positron-electron collisions ...

Jul 18, 2006
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Lack of stores linked to early deaths

A Chicago study says city residents living near fast-food restaurants and few grocery stores are more likely to die prematurely.

Jul 18, 2006
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Figuring out function from bacteria's bewildering forms

The constellation of shapes and sizes among bacteria is as remarkable as it is mysterious. Why should Spirochaeta halophila resemble a bedspring coil, Stella a star and Clostridium cocleatum a partly eaten ...

Jul 18, 2006
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Diet can cut cancer, diabetes risk

Two U.S. researchers say a diet rich in omega-3s fatty acids and phytonutrients can reduce the risk of getting cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Jul 18, 2006
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