Archive: 22/03/2006

Group urges caution on Euro roaming rules

The trade group representing the mobile-phone industry Wednesday urged the European Commission to shelve plans for new rules on roaming charges.

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Analysis: Indian IT mart booming says NASSCOM IDC

Information technology isn't simply a big export for the Indian economy. The surge in the domestic economy has meant that demand for IT services within India's own borders is becoming a money-spinner too, including multinationals ...

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New lipid molecule holds promise for gene therapy

Scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara have created a new molecule that holds promise in fighting disease via gene therapy. Inherited diseases, as well as many cancers and cardiovascular diseases, may eventually ...

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Going underground

A major project to create 3D underground maps of the UK has begun, which will save the UK millions of pounds in road maintenance.

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Possible pet-human bacteria link studied

Scientists at an international conference in Atlanta say they're investigating a possible link between antibiotic resistance in pets and pet owners.

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Britain boosts bumblebee battle

British farmers are being paid about $350 a year to help save bumblebees from extinction by planting a clover mixture at the edges of their fields.

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Yahoo! launches VoIP service

Yahoo! introduced Wednesday its messenger with voice system that will allow users to make phone calls via their personal computers.

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The WHO awaits bird-flu samples from China

The Geneva-based World Health Organization says it's awaiting delivery of about 20 bird flu virus samples that China has, so far, refused to supply.

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