Archive: 23/07/2010

Manka Bros take media by storm, online that is

(AP) -- While Disney CEO Bob Iger was chatting with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg at a major media summit in Idaho this month, Khan Manka Jr. was squiring around the lodge bar looking for a drink.

dateJul 23, 2010 in Other
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RNA offers a safer way to reprogram cells

In recent years, scientists have shown that they can reprogram human skin cells to an immature state that allows the cells to become any type of cell. This ability, known as pluripotency, holds the promise of treating diseases ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Ancient woman suggests diverse migration

A scientific reconstruction of one of the oldest sets of human remains found in the Americas appears to support theories that the first people who came to the hemisphere migrated from a broader area than once thought, researchers ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Wal-Mart to roll out smart tags on men's basics

(AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is putting electronic identification tags on men's clothing like jeans starting Aug. 1 as the world's largest retailer tries to gain more control of its inventory. But the move is raising eyebrows ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Other
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