Archive: 24/02/2006

Tech empowers victims' access to hotline

Thanks to a new technology system, more domestic-violence victims around the country will have better access to life-saving services through the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

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Cancer vaccine may be possibility

Researchers at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center are working on a vaccine to prevent cancer.

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Chromium health risk study not disclosed

Researchers at George Washington University say scientists working for the chromium industry withheld information on the metal's possible health risks.

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Vodafone and Orange join messaging forces

United Kingdom-based cellular providers Vodafone and Orange will soon provide their customers with instant messaging interoperability. The companies unveiled the move at last week's 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona.

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'Virus chip' detects new virus in prostate tumors

UC San Francisco and Cleveland Clinic scientists have discovered a new virus in human prostate tumors. The type of virus, closely related to viruses typically found in mice, has never been detected in humans. The virus's ...

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A blast to chase

Possibly similar to what our own Milky Way looks like, Messier 100 is a grand design spiral galaxy that presents an intricate structure, with a bright core and two prominent arms, showing numerous young and hot massive stars ...

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Wireless World: Not just for nebbishes

A few years ago wireless data networks were a novelty, something that only nebbishes enjoyed, and no one else really understood, or cared to understand. Now they're a business necessity -- for the corporate office or home ...

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