Archive: 07/22/2010

Amazon snags exclusive deal for e-editions

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday it has struck a deal that will give it exclusive rights to sell some of the great works of 20th century literature in electronic form.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Other
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SIRT1 gene important for memory

A protein implicated in many biological processes also may play a role in memory, according to a study led by the University of Southern California and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Funding woes overshadow AIDS conference

(AP) -- Rich countries must give more for the fight against AIDS or risk jeopardizing progress in battling the disease, participants at an international conference urged Thursday.

dateJul 22, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Hundreds attend EPA hearing on Pa. gas drilling

(AP) -- Hundreds of people are attending a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hearing in southwestern Pennsylvania on a controversial natural gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."

dateJul 22, 2010 in Environment
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