Archive: 03/25/2010

UN meeting fails to protect marine species

(AP) -- Aggressive lobbying from Asian nations led by Japan killed all efforts to protect marine species at a U.N. meeting, leaving environmentalists fuming Thursday that efforts to conserve bluefin tuna ...

Mar 25, 2010
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AP test of Google offers peek at China Net filters

(AP) -- Type "Falun Gong" in Chinese into Google's search engine from Beijing, and the Web browser suddenly becomes unresponsive for about a minute. Make the same search from Hong Kong, and you'll get plenty of links to ...

Mar 25, 2010
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How does a heart know when it's big enough?

A protein discovered in fruit fly eyes has brought a Johns Hopkins team closer to understanding how the human heart and other organs automatically "right size" themselves, a piece of information that may hold clues to controlling ...

Mar 25, 2010
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Targeting cell pathway may prevent relapse of leukemia

About 40 percent of children and up to 70 percent of adults in remission from acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) will have a relapse. In recent years, doctors have come to believe that this is due to leukemia stem cells, endlessly ...

Mar 25, 2010
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