Archive: 05/20/2010

Google will 'fight' for AdMob: Schmidt

Google is prepared to "fight" if US regulators seek to block the Internet giant's purchase of mobile telephone advertising company AdMob, chief executive Eric Schmidt said Thursday.

May 20, 2010
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Tai Chi gets cautious thumbs up for psychological health

Tai Chi, a low impact martial art, has been associated with reduced stress, anxiety and depression, and enhanced mood, in both healthy people and those with chronic conditions. A systematic review of the subject, published ...

May 20, 2010
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Caregivers of brain cancer patients play a key role

Despite grim prognoses and aggressive treatments, cancer patients suffering from malignant gliomas -- primary brain tumors -- often rate their quality of life more optimistically than their caregivers do, according to a new ...

May 20, 2010
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Crooks have new chances as websites grow more complex

Cyber crooks are increasingly targeting the growing array of Web applications -- everything from interactive maps to stock tickers -- potentially giving them access to the credit card and Social Security numbers of people ...

May 20, 2010
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Two Peas in an Irregular Pod

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our sun may be an only child, but most of the stars in the galaxy are actually twins. The sibling stars circle around each other at varying distances, bound by the hands of gravity.

May 20, 2010
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Oceans Smaller And Warmer

Two new studies out this week give the best scientific estimates of the average depth of the world's oceans, the total amount of water they contain, and the extent to which this water warmed over the last ...

May 20, 2010
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