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 ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Neuroscience
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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. ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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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.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Engineering
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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 ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Internet
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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.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Other
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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.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Business
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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 ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Internet
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