Archive: 07/25/2010

Why more education lowers dementia risk

A team of researchers from the UK and Finland has discovered why people who stay in education longer have a lower risk of developing dementia - a question that has puzzled scientists for the past decade.

Jul 25, 2010
4.6 / 5 (13) 0 | with audio podcast

FCC, public safety at odds over broadband plan

(AP) -- Two years ago, the Federal Communications Commission stumbled as it tried to create a nationwide wireless broadband network for police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers, delaying the construction ...

Jul 25, 2010
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Non-human sugar in biotech drugs causes inflammation

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that a kind of sugar molecule common to chimpanzees, gorillas and other mammals but not found in humans provokes a strong immune response ...

Jul 25, 2010
4.9 / 5 (9) 2 | with audio podcast

Tech, media executives debate free vs. paid

Top technology and media executives wrapped up a three-day conference in Aspen, Colorado, during which they grappled with -- and left unresolved -- the question of whether readers will pay for news online.

Jul 25, 2010
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