Archive: 03/23/2011

SAfrica's MTN launches mobile insurance program

(AP) -- A South African mobile phone giant has joined with an insurance company to launch a program in Ghana that will allow subscribers to pay for life insurance through their mobile phones, a company official said Wednesday.

dateMar 23, 2011 in Telecom
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A more stealthy robot may be hearing you soon

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stealth is a trait that few of us posses naturally. Most of us are really kind of obvious as we walk down the street or sashay through the halls of the office. That is why people who are trying ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Robotics weblog
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Stuck pipe behind BP oil spill: study

A stuck pipe was to blame for last year's worst-ever oil spill as it impeded a system in place on the BP well to prevent pollution into the Gulf of Mexico, a study said.

dateMar 23, 2011 in Environment
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Epigenomic findings illuminate veiled variants

Genes make up only a tiny percentage of the human genome. The rest, which has remained measurable but mysterious, may hold vital clues about the genetic origins of disease. Using a new mapping strategy, a collaborative team ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Genetics
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