Archive: 06/22/2009

Cancer: A Silver Lining?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer-the word resonates in people’s nightmares and strikes fear in the hearts of millions. Can there be a positive side amidst the panic, anxiety and hopeless feelings that often accompany the word? The ...

Jun 22, 2009
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From Grain to Pixel

Not only video shops are struggling with the digitisation of films. Digitisation is also giving rise to problems in a completely different area. Film archives and laboratories have built up their work around the analogue ...

Jun 22, 2009
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Survey points up challenges for a Digital Britain

In the wake of Lord Carter's Digital Britain Report, an Oxford survey shows that one of the main challenges will be to change the perceptions of the third of the British population who choose not to use the ...

Jun 22, 2009
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Competition may be reason for bigger brain

For the past 2 million years, the size of the human brain has tripled, growing much faster than other mammals. Examining the reasons for human brain expansion, University of Missouri researchers studied three ...

Jun 22, 2009
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Obama, citing his smoking woes, signs tobacco law

(AP) -- Lamenting his first teenage cigarette, President Barack Obama ruefully admitted on Monday that he's spent his adult life fighting the habit. Then he signed the nation's toughest anti-smoking law, ...

Jun 22, 2009
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Alleged 'Craigslist Killer' pleads not guilty

The 23-year old medical student accused of killing a prostitute he met after answering an Internet ad on the popular Craigslist website, pleaded not guilty Monday in a Boston, Massachusetts courtroom.

Jun 22, 2009
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Big US study will test vitamin D, fish oil

Two of the most popular and promising dietary supplements - vitamin D and fish oil - will be tested in a large, government-sponsored study to see whether either nutrient can lower a healthy person's risk of getting cancer, ...

Jun 22, 2009
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