Archive: 03/22/2011

China plugging holes in 'Great Firewall'

China appears to be moving aggressively to plug holes in its "Great Firewall" censorship system, causing frustration for businesses and web users, foreign Internet companies and analysts said.

dateMar 22, 2011 in Internet
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First partial sequencing of an Iberian pig

Researchers of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and of the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG), the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, the National ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Radical surgery removes half of pelvis, saves leg

During a radical surgery to treat a rare bone cancer, surgeons at UC San Diego Health System and Moores Cancer Center removed 50 percent of a patient's pelvis. Instead of amputating the connected leg, the surgical team, comprised ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Other
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Willis Tower goes solar

(PhysOrg.com) -- Do you know the Sears Tower? No, no you don't because for some time now it has been going by the much less famous name of the Willis Tower. While that bit of information may not be news to ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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Study puts over 2,400 food scares under the microscope

(PhysOrg.com) -- As the increasing number food scares causes consumers to question the safety of everyday food items, researchers at Queen's University Belfast have completed the first ever analysis of all the food recalls ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Health
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