Archive: 10/21/2009

Alcohol tolerance 'switch' found

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a genetic "switch" in fruit flies that plays an important role in making flies more tolerant to alcohol.

Oct 21, 2009
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WHO: Nearly 1 in 5 babies still missed by vaccines

(AP) -- A record 106 million infants were vaccinated last year against life-threatening diseases, but nearly 1 in 5 babies still aren't fully protected, global health authorities reported Wednesday.

Oct 21, 2009
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Chinese group says Google violating copyrights

(AP) -- A Chinese group is accusing search engine powerhouse Google of illegally copying Chinese-language works for its digital library, adding to disquiet about a project to scan millions of books.

Oct 21, 2009
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