Archive: 02/23/2012

Professor examines race and sentencing

A Sam Houston State University professor is working on a series of studies that examine the effects of race and ethnicity on state and federal sentencing outcomes, including incarceration and sentence length decisions.

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Shanghai court throws out case against Apple

A court in Shanghai threw out a civil case against Apple Inc on Thursday, citing a lack of evidence in a trademark dispute and ruled the US computer giant could continue iPad sales in the city.

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Business
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Greater accuracy in gauging blood coagulation

Thrombin plays a key role in various pathologies of the haemostatic system. Overexpression of thrombin can result in thrombosis, whereas its underexpression might lead to haemophilia. Therefore, accurate monitoring ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Google+ 'Hangouts' grow in popularity

David Resnick used it to break through the anxiety and isolation of people who stutter. Joe Saad launched a business. M. Monica Malone, an extrovert whose damaged immune system left her a shut-in, found a ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Internet
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HP has open-source vision for 'orphan' webOS

The future of webOS - the innovative mobile software that three successive CEOs at Hewlett-Packard have struggled to make into a profitable product - may lie somewhere in the windowless rooms of a Stanford Medical School ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Software
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Study: Nation's urban forests losing ground

National results indicate that tree cover in urban areas of the United States is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently in Urban Forestry & Urban Gr ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Environment
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