Archive: 06/26/2006

BT steps up Japan hopes with KDDI deal

It may be one of the most cut-throat markets in the world for telecommunications providers, but BT is banking on its latest venture with a Japanese carrier to bolster not only its presence in the country, but also globally.

Jun 26, 2006
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Global warming goes deep

With theaters everywhere screening Al Gore's movie, "An Inconvenient Truth," and the National Research Council issuing a new report on global warming, you'd have to be hiding under a rock to be unaware that Earth is heating ...

Jun 26, 2006
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North Sea cod and herring under threat

European scientists say cod and herring populations in the North Sea are not reproducing enough, jeopardizing the Norwegian fishing industry.

Jun 26, 2006
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World's first triple transplant patient OK

An Australian woman -- the world's first triple organ transplant patient -- is reportedly doing well after being given a second chance at life.

Jun 26, 2006
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Maternal death rates highest in New York

Obesity and other health conditions may help explain why women in New York City are more than twice as likely to die in childbirth.

Jun 26, 2006
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Nicotine vaccine under development

U.S. scientists say new medications might soon be available to help people stop smoking by attacking nicotine addition in the brain.

Jun 26, 2006
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Intel Unleashes New Server Processors

Intel Corporation today introduced its dual-core Intel Xeon Processor 5100 series, previously codenamed “Woodcrest,” for the high-volume server, workstation, communications, storage and embedded market ...

Jun 26, 2006
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British find genetic code of 'superbug'

British scientists have mapped the genetic code of a bacterium that is the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections in developed countries.

Jun 26, 2006
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