Archive: 12/23/2009

Abortion looms as possible health bill deal killer

(AP) -- The way abortions are covered under health care reform is a major obstacle to finalizing the legislation, even though the House and Senate both agree that no federal money should be used.

Dec 23, 2009
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Samsung pays in dispute over Kodak camera patents

(AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. said Wednesday that Samsung Electronics Co. has agreed to pay the camera maker an undisclosed sum as the two sides try to settle a dispute over patents used in Samsung's camera phones.

Dec 23, 2009
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Broken genomes behind breast cancers

The first detailed search of breast cancer genomes to uncover genomic rearrangements is published today. The team characterised the ways in which the human genome is broken and put back together in 24 cases of breast cancer.

Dec 23, 2009
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Sleeping off childhood?

Are your 11- and 12-year-olds staying up later, then dozing off at school the next day? Parents and educators who notice poor sleeping patterns in their children should take note of new research from Tel Aviv University ― ...

Dec 23, 2009
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Vampires and collisions rejuvenate stars

Stars in globular clusters are generally extremely old, with ages of 12-13 billion years. However, a small fraction of them appear to be significantly younger than the average population and, because they ...

Dec 23, 2009
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