Archive: 10/20/2009

Luzon expecting a Lupit landfall

Typhoon Lupit is closing in on northern Luzon, the Philippines, and is expected to make a brief landfall (of about 24 hours) there October 22 before heading into the South China Sea.

Oct 20, 2009
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Growing Cartilage from Stem Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Damaged knee joints might one day be repaired with cartilage grown from stem cells in a laboratory, based on research by Professor Kyriacos Athanasiou, chair of the UC Davis Department of Biomedical Engineering ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Will Judicial Judgment Change Cyberspace?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The struggle of American courts to control the explosion of intellectual property rights violations on some of the most traveled highways of cyberspace poses a legal challenge to the judicial system with ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Researchers find new mechanism for circadian rhythm

Molecules that may hold the key to new ways to fight cancer and other diseases have been found to play an important role in regulating circadian rhythm, says Liheng Shi, a researcher in Texas A&M's Department of Veterinary ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Sun cutting up to 3,000 jobs as awaits Oracle deal

(AP) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to eliminate up to 3,000 jobs, or 10 percent of its worldwide work force, as it awaits a takeover by Oracle Corp., a deal being held up by antitrust regulators in Europe.

Oct 20, 2009
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Using relative utility curves for risk prediction

A relative utility curve is a simple method to evaluate risk prediction in a medical decision-making framework, according to a commentary published online October 20 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Oct 20, 2009
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