Archive: 08/26/2009

Review: 'Arkham Asylum' is Batman at his best

(AP) -- The video-game industry has defeated more superheroes than Lex Luthor could ever dream of. Superman, Aquaman, Iron Man, X-Men: All rendered lifeless by forces more focused on making a buck than on ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Software
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Researchers develop tool to rank death rates

Have you ever wondered what the chances are that you may die in the next year? Would it be from illness or an accident? Is it something you can control? Or is it completely out of your hands?

dateAug 26, 2009 in Health
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Trifid triple threat

Smouldering several thousand light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius (the Archer), the Trifid Nebula presents a compelling portrait of the early stages of a star's life, from gestation to first ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Astronomy
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New test offers better diagnosis of asbestos cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new test can significantly improve diagnosis of the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma, a joint team from the University of Oxford and the Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine at the ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Cancer
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Call center optimization

A research report in the current issue of the International Journal of Engineering Systems Modeling and Simulation suggests that help desks can be optimized by adding very few extra staff.

dateAug 26, 2009 in Engineering
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