Archive: 08/24/2011

Scientists uncover new factor in HIV infection

A George Mason University researcher team has revealed the specific process by which the HIV virus infects healthy T cells—a process previously unknown. The principal investigator, HIV researcher Yuntao Wu, says he hopes ...

dateAug 24, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Dutch judge slaps ban on Samsung smartphones

A Dutch judge on Wednesday banned the sale of three smartphones built by Samsung in several European countries in the latest blow to the South Korean electronics giant from rival Apple.

dateAug 24, 2011 in Business
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Obama: Our 22nd greatest president?

As if President Barack Obama doesn't already have enough to worry about, a statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys suggests that he is likely to be viewed as an "average" president by expert evaluators if he ...

dateAug 24, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Google to settle drug probe for $500 million

Google will pay $500 million to settle charges that it sold advertisements to Canada-based online pharmacies which marketed drugs to Americans in violation of US law, US justice officials announced Wednesday.

dateAug 24, 2011 in Internet
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Taiwan's Acer swings to loss in second quarter

Taiwan's leading computer vendor Acer Inc said Wednesday it suffered a loss of Tw$6.8 billion ($236 million) in the three months to June, swinging from a profit of $41.53 million in the previous quarter.

dateAug 24, 2011 in Business
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