Archive: 09/18/2009

Calcium channels optimize learning

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland, have shown how calcium channels in the brain have a positive impact on learning. Their results have been ...

Sep 18, 2009
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Google says Apple rejected Voice app for iPhone

(AP) -- Google Inc. said Apple Inc.'s top marketing executive personally told the company that its Google Voice application had been rejected because it duplicates the telephone dialer on the iPhone and could be used as ...

Sep 18, 2009
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IG: Improvements in VA endoscopic equipment use

(AP) -- Inspections show that Veterans Department medical facilities have made significant progress on fixing endoscopic procedure problems that potentially exposed thousands to HIV and other infections.

Sep 18, 2009
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Key DOJ opinion due in Google's digital book deal

(AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department is expected to file court documents that may help determine the fate of a class-action settlement that would give Google the digital rights to millions of out-of-print books.

Sep 18, 2009
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Nanotube risk assessment

Italian scientists suggest that we need a much more detailed toxicological approach to hazard assessment before judgement regarding the long-term safety of carbon nanotubes can be made. They outline their results in the International Jo ...

Sep 18, 2009
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Health care workers often shun flu shot

Every year, top U.S. health officials send out widely publicized reminders to get vaccinated against seasonal flu. And every year, more than 60 percent of the public looks the other way, deciding against the shots either ...

Sep 18, 2009
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