Archive: 07/22/2010

Gene linked to aging also linked to Alzheimer's

MIT biologists report that they have discovered the first link between the amyloid plaques that form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and a gene previously implicated in the aging process, SIRT1.

Jul 22, 2010
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Cash-hungry states eye online retail for tax revenue

Web-savvy shoppers can often save big buying online instead of at the local mall. But a chunk of the savings comes at the expense of state and local governments, in the form of sales taxes that are never paid on many Web ...

Jul 22, 2010
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Nokia Q2 profit falls 40 pct to $290 million

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. said Thursday that second-quarter net profit fell 40 percent to euro227 million ($290 million) as the world's largest mobile phone maker lost market share and sales remained flat. Analysts, however, noted ...

Jul 22, 2010
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Not enough hours in the day for endangered apes

A study on the effect of global warming on African ape survival suggests that a warming climate may cause apes to run 'out of time'. The research, published today in Journal of Biogeography, reveals that rising temperatures and ch ...

Jul 22, 2010
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