Archive: 21/10/2009

Standards for a New Genomic Era

( -- A team of geneticists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, together with a consortium of international researchers, has recently proposed a set of standards designed to elucidate the quality of publicly available ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Oases for Life on the Mid-Caymen Rise

A team of oceanographers and astrobiologists is currently exploring one of the deepest points in the Caribbean Sea. Follow their blog as they search for life in this extreme seafloor environment.

dateOct 21, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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The Medical Minute: There's no trick to a safe Halloween

( -- Halloween is supposed to be a spooky night, but parents don’t have to be scared about their kids’ safety if they follow some simple safety tips from Safe Kids Dauphin County, led by the Penn State Hershey ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Health
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EBay 3Q net income falls, but revenue rises

(AP) -- Despite a 29 percent decline in third-quarter net income, eBay Inc. saw stronger revenue in its marketplaces businesses, suggesting that efforts to revitalize its main Web site are gaining traction among bargain-hungry ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Business
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