Lohan's ankle bracelet has breathalyzer technology
(AP) -- If an alcohol-monitoring bracelet can keep celebrities like Lindsay Lohan from drinking, some parents might wonder, Can I get one for my teen?
Mapping Tumor Heterogeneity With Quantum Dots
(PhysOrg.com) -- One important discovery made about cancer over the past decade is that as a tumor develops, the molecular identity of its cells begins to diverge. As a result, any given tumor is likely to contain groups ...
Facebook told to set up warning system after new sex scam
A major computer security firm urged Facebook on Tuesday to set up an early-warning system after hundreds of thousands of users were hit by a new wave of fake sex-video attacks.
Indian 'miracle lake' becomes pilgrim destination
A dried-up and polluted lake in eastern India has become a major pilgrimage site attracting thousands of people a day after claims that its mud cures cancer and other diseases.
Copyright dramas no happy birthday to YouTube
(PhysOrg.com) -- The internet's most successful video-sharing website, YouTube, which celebrates its fifth birthday this month, faces a far less vibrant future if copyright squabbles put an end to creative re-uses of media ...
Yahoo! buys mobile phone networking firm Koprol
Yahoo! has announced that it has acquired Koprol, an Indonesian Internet service that lets people use mobile telephones to instantly connect with nearby people and places.
Space shuttle Atlantis on last leg of last mission
(AP) -- The Atlantis astronauts are getting their spaceship ready to come home.
Wal-Mart cuts iPhone 3GS price in half
(AP) -- Wal-Mart says it's cutting the price of the most up-to-date iPhone in half. That's another sign Apple is getting ready to unveil a new model.
Simple change results in fewer unnecessary imaging exams for patients
A new rule preventing medical support staff from completing orders for outpatient imaging exams that were likely to be negative resulted in a marked decrease in low-yield exams for patients, according to a study appearing ...
9/11 attacks linked to increased male baby miscarriages
Stress caused by psychological shock from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, felt even by people with no direct link to the event, may have led to an increase in male children being miscarried in the U.S.
Gene change raises odds of mother-to-child HIV transmission
A correlation has been discovered between specific variants of the gene that codes for a key immune system protein, TLR9, and the risk of mother-to-child, or vertical, transmission of HIV. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's ...