Archive: 11/27/2006

Wealth and brains last, but where's the love?

It's not often beauty, brains and wealth finish last, especially in the bedroom. But when it comes to finding a sexual partner in Australia, the top priority for most men and women is finding a partner who loves and cares ...

Nov 27, 2006
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236,000 birds killed in flu outbreak

South Korea slaughtered 236,000 chickens and ducks after tests confirmed an outbreak of a highly virulent type of bird flu, the government said.

Nov 27, 2006
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Caffeine abuse becoming health problem

Use of caffeine as a stimulant is becoming a problem among U.S. young people who can't get enough of it, Northwestern University researchers say.

Nov 27, 2006
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Report: U.S. R&D publications decline

A science editor says the U.S. share of scientific papers published worldwide in peer-reviewed science and engineering journals is declining.

Nov 27, 2006
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Cell phone spam widespread in China

A China Internet Society study has suggested 6.25 percent of cell phone users in the country receive spam text messages more than 40 times a week.

Nov 27, 2006
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Nanoparticles Improve Drug Targeting to Skin

Photodynamic therapy is a well-accepted treatment for a number of diseases of the skin, including several forms of skin cancer and actinic keratosis, a precancerous condition. However, the light-sensitizing agents used in ...

Nov 27, 2006
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