Archive: 01/27/2010

Brain arousal heightens sexual activity in male mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever since the dawn of time, teenage boys have been defined by their sexual urges. Stereotype or not, the same fate has now befallen male mice. In new research that harkens back to those awkward high school ...

Jan 27, 2010
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Route 66: Cassini's Next Look at Titan

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sixteen days after last visiting Saturn's largest moon, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returns for another look-see of the cloud-shrouded moon - this time from on high. The flyby on Thursday, Jan. ...

Jan 27, 2010
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NY AG calls Internet discount clubs 'deceptive'

(AP) -- New York's attorney general warned Internet retailers Wednesday that they should stop funneling unsuspecting customers into "deceptive" Web discount clubs that have been accused of slamming people with hidden fees.

Jan 27, 2010
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Blood tells old cells to act young

(PhysOrg.com) -- Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center (JDC) have taken a major step toward eventually understanding -- and perhaps slowing -- the aging process.

Jan 27, 2010
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Qualcomm stock tumbles on cautious forecast

(AP) -- Qualcomm Inc., whose chips and other technologies are used in vast numbers of cell phones, sounded a cautious note on the economy on Wednesday, saying a "subdued" recovery forced it to slightly dial ...

Jan 27, 2010
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Alcohol use and cognitive decline among the elderly

Studies of alcohol use and cognition among the elderly are rare and have mixed results. A study of drinking among the elderly in Brazil has found that heavy alcohol use is associated with more memory and cognitive problems ...

Jan 27, 2010
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