Archive: 01/23/2006

Ancient medical oath is 'updated'

The dean of a New York City medical school has rewritten part of the 2,405-year-old Hippocratic Oath to make it more inclusive for female doctors.

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Bird flu virus mutations found in Turkey

Mutations of the bird flu virus have reportedly been found in a flu patient in Turkey but it's not yet known if the mutated virus might cause a human pandemic.

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IBM, Yahoo! to collaborate on IM

IBM and Yahoo! said Monday they will work to provide instant-messaging interoperability between their products.

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Networking: Sales skyrocket overseas

Sales of networking equipment -- routers, switches and the like -- are soaring overseas at major, multinational companies, indicating signs of a global expansion in the technology economy, experts tell United ...

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High hopes for Filipino wireless outlook

Hopes that some of the biggest names in telecommunications will be investing in the Filipino wireless market continue to grow as rumors of third-generation license winners increasingly circulate.

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Television programming execs in Vegas

The old saying, "Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," doesn't apply to this week's National Association of Television Programming Executives meeting at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center -- Jan. 24-26 -- with a special ...

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U.S. 28th in environmental performance

A nation-by-nation study by Yale and Columbia universities shows the United States is 28th in the world in environmental performance.

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Study: Killifish thrive on pollution

New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts is one of the most toxic bodies of water in the United States, yet it is home to a thriving population of killifish.

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Successful completion of deep ice coring in the Antarctic

An international team of scientists and technical staff under the leadership of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research has successfully completed the deep ice coring at the Alfred Wegener ...

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