Archive: 04/21/2011

Yemenis use Facebook in anti-regime revolt

Young and educated, like most protesters in Sanaa, the Shamakh brothers shoot videos of demonstrations and post them on the Internet as part of an uprising against President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Apr 21, 2011
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Millions in malaria drugs stolen

(AP) -- A global health fund believes millions of dollars worth of its donated malaria drugs have been stolen in recent years, vastly exceeding the levels of theft previously suspected, according to confidential ...

Apr 21, 2011
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States seek to make it safer to find love online

(AP) -- Something just didn't seem right when Ilana Angel met her Internet date at a bar. He furtively looked around the room and immediately suggested they go someplace else in his car, leaving hers behind ...

Apr 21, 2011
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Nokia's market share falls below 30 percent

Nokia Corp. reported better than expected first-quarter profits Thursday but its global market share dropped to below 30 percent for the first time in over a decade as the world's top cellphone maker continued to lose ground ...

Apr 21, 2011
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CDC predicts smoking bans in every state by 2020

(AP) -- By 2020, every state may have bans on smoking in restaurants, bars and the workplace, federal health officials predicted Thursday, based on the current pace of adopting anti-smoking laws.

Apr 21, 2011
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Verizon CFO says next iPhone will work overseas

The next Verizon iPhone model will work on overseas networks, a Verizon Communications Inc. executive confirmed Thursday in what may have been an accidental lifting of the secrecy that usually surrounds Apple Inc.'s products.

Apr 21, 2011
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A new ending to an old 'tail'

In stark contrast to normal cells, which only divide a finite number of times before they enter into a permanent state of growth arrest or simply die, cancer cells never cease to proliferate. Now, scientists ...

Apr 21, 2011
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Salmonella utilize multiple modes of infection

Scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, Germany have discovered a new, hitherto unknown mechanism of Salmonella invasion into gut cells: In this entry mode, the bacteria exploit the mu ...

Apr 21, 2011
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Giant tortoises show rewilding can work

'Rewilding with taxon substitutes', the intentional introduction of exotic species to fulfil key functions in ecosystems following the loss of recently extinct species, is highly controversial, partly due to a lack of rigorous ...

Apr 21, 2011
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