Archive: 22/04/2009

Internet has only just begun, say founders

While the Internet has dramatically changed lives around the world, its full impact will only be realised when far more people and information go on-line, its founders said Wednesday.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Internet
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EBay 1st-qtr profit, sales fall on weak economy

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Wednesday the weak economy contributed to declines in both earnings and revenue for the second consecutive quarter, but the online marketplace operator beat analysts' expectations.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Business
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NYC takes lead in setting next food target -- salt

(AP) -- First, it was a ban on artery-clogging trans fats. Then calories were posted on menus. Now the New York City health department is taking on salt. City officials are meeting with food makers and restaurants to discuss ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Health
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FDA to allow 'morning-after' pill for 17-year-olds

(AP) -- Women's groups cheered the government's decision to allow 17-year-olds to buy the "morning-after" emergency contraceptive without a doctor's prescription, but conservatives denounced it as a blow to parental supervision ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Medications
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New Method Gives Regenerative Medicine a Boost

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bioengineers at UC San Diego have developed a breakthrough method for sequencing-based methylation profiling, which could help fuel personalized regenerative medicine and even lead to more efficient and cost-effective ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Biotechnology
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