Archive: 03/24/2010

Older adults remember the good times

Despite the aches and pains that occur in old age, many older adults maintain a positive outlook, remembering the positive experiences from their past. A new study, reported in the April 2010 issue of Elsevier's Cortex, reveal ...

Mar 24, 2010
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Great apes know they could be wrong

orangutans, chimpanzees, bonobos and gorillas - realize that they can be wrong when making choices, according to Dr. Josep Call from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. ...

Mar 24, 2010
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When noise becomes the signal

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed a new class of electronics that uses noise -- normally a problem -- as part of the signal. It means better, faster electronics.

Mar 24, 2010
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Google Inc's deals in doubt amid spat with Beijing

(AP) -- Google Inc.'s business ties in China unraveled a little more amid a widening backlash to the U.S. Internet company's decision to move its Chinese search engine offshore in a challenge to the country's ...

Mar 24, 2010
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Global Fund seeks cash to fight AIDS, TB, malaria

(AP) -- A global group funding the battle against AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in impoverished nations worldwide is urging donors to keep paying for the fight even as the economic crisis forces budget cuts.

Mar 24, 2010
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Former Samsung chairman Lee returns to top post

(AP) -- Lee Kun-hee, the former chairman of Samsung Electronics convicted of tax evasion and later pardoned by South Korea's president, has returned to lead the company after a nearly two-year absence.

Mar 24, 2010
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Japanese publishers organise to discuss e-books

Japan's top book publishers Wednesday formed an alliance to harness the growing e-book market as Amazon's Kindle and e-book readers by Sony and other companies are set to battle for market share.

Mar 24, 2010
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European privacy battle looms for Facebook, Google

(AP) -- You have been tagged in 12 photos. Even if you're not signed up to the Web site. European regulators are investigating whether the practice of posting photos, videos and other information about people ...

Mar 24, 2010
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