Archive: 03/26/2010

Researchers discover new path to antibiotics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Northeastern University have taken a major step towards being able to grow previously uncultivable bacteria in the lab, the potential key to developing a new generation of highly effective antibiotics.

Mar 26, 2010
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Gadget-hungry consumers lift retailers, and expectations

Positive reports from several points along the consumer electronics business chain showed that people appear willing to spend money on smart phones and other gadgets, and the news helped lift shares of companies from chipmakers ...

Mar 26, 2010
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US cities vie to win Google's broadband favor

A city in Kansas renamed itself "Google." A Florida mayor hopped into a tank full of sharks to impress the Internet titan. Baltimore named a "Google Czar" and scores of towns held "Google Days."

Mar 26, 2010
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Study finds flaxseed lowers high cholesterol in men

A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their ...

Mar 26, 2010
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