Archive: 12/21/2010

Internet safety not a lost cause for parents

Evenings at the Svanascini home in Palos Heights, Ill., Kathy, Mike and their two teenage sons are as likely to be huddled around their laptops as they are the television set.

Dec 21, 2010
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Shunning the sun may be harmful to your health

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than a million new cases diagnosed each year. But efforts to prevent it might be creating a health crisis of another sort.

Dec 21, 2010
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Intel says FTC approves McAfee acquisition

Intel said Tuesday that US anti-trust regulators have cleared its 7.68-billion-dollar acquisition of computer security firm McAfee but the deal is still being examined in Europe.

Dec 21, 2010
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Seeing double: Africa's 2 elephant species

Contrary to the belief of many scientists (as well as many members of the public), new research confirms that Africa has two—not one—species of elephant. Scientists from Harvard Medical School, the ...

Dec 21, 2010
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Jefferson Lab laser twinkles in rare color

December is a time for twinkling lights, and scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility are delivering. They've just produced a long-sought, rare color of laser light 100 times ...

Dec 21, 2010
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Craigslist removes global adult services listings

(AP) -- Craigslist has confirmed that it removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, Connecticut's attorney general said Tuesday, four months after it did the same for its U.S. sites.

Dec 21, 2010
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