Archive: 06/24/2010

Research In Motion's 1Q profit jumps 20 percent

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. posted a 20 percent jump in net income for the most recent quarter, but the company's revenue and subscriber growth disappointed investors.

Jun 24, 2010
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New route to killing cancer gets a test run

A targeted therapy that has generated excitement for its early success in breast cancer is now being tested in the Triangle on other cancers, including often-deadly ovarian tumors.

Jun 24, 2010
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The Coolest Stars Come Out of the Dark

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have uncovered what appear to be 14 of the coldest stars known in our universe. These failed stars, called brown dwarfs, are so cold and faint that they'd be impossible to see ...

Jun 24, 2010
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The case for oversharing

There's been a lot of squealing of late over our rapidly eroding privacy on the Web, with the finger of accusation pointed directly at those sneaky Facebook folks. Founder Mark Zuckerberg is now the Snidely Whiplash of the ...

Jun 24, 2010
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Researchers work to prevent neurological diseases

Many diseases of brain function, such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, are caused by problems in how neurons communicate with each other. A University of Houston (UH) researcher and his team are analyzing these ...

Jun 24, 2010
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Asian carp found close to Lake Michigan, past barriers

A 19-pound Asian carp has been found near the shore of Lake Michigan, above a navigation lock that regional political leaders had been demanding the Army Corps slam shut to try to keep the invaders out of the world's largest ...

Jun 24, 2010
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