Archive: 26/01/2011

LG Electronics posts $229 million quarterly loss

(AP) -- LG Electronics reported its first quarterly loss in nearly two years as prices for flat screen televisions fell and devices like the iPhone provided stiff competition for its mobile phone business.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Business
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Aging well with a hoe, spade

People older than 62 who have an allotment garden are significantly more healthy than people without an allotment. In general, people of all ages with an allotment get more physical exercise. This was confirmed by research ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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Restructuring dents Xerox's 4Q earnings

(AP) -- Xerox said its fourth-quarter earnings dipped 5 percent from a year ago, largely due to the costs of restructuring. A tepid outlook and the departure of long-time Chief Financial Officer Lawrence A. Zimmerman sent ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Business
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Smart fences recognize bad airport neighbors

A perimeter-protection system created by a team from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering took Best Paper prize at the IEEE Homeland Security Conference in November 2010, and is now moving to deployment at a Florida airport, ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Engineering
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Infiltrating cancer's recruitment center

The most common connective tissue cell in animals is the fibroblast, which plays an important role in healing wounds. But Dr. Neta Erez of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine has now demonstrated that fibroblasts ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Cancer
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