Archive: 05/28/2010

NYC hospital wins kidney transplant-cancer lawsuit

(AP) -- A prominent organ-transplant hospital wasn't to blame for the death of a man who became riddled with cancer after getting a kidney from a donor who unknowingly had uterine cancer, jurors found Friday.

May 28, 2010
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Many with HIV start care too late

Despite growing evidence that the earlier people are diagnosed with HIV and get access to care, the better their clinical outcomes, many HIV-infected people in the United States and Canada are not receiving the care they ...

May 28, 2010
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In deserts, which dunes are the most stable?

By modeling a desert where the wind blows in two directions, French researchers from CNRS and Universite Paris Dideror have succeeded in observing and highlighting, for the very first time, the formation process ...

May 28, 2010
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Taiwan's Foxconn raising pay for workers

(AP) -- The Taiwanese electronics company buffeted by a spate of suicides at its China factories said Friday it will raise the pay of workers by an average of 20 percent.

May 28, 2010
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Japan plans to build robot moon base by 2020

(PhysOrg.com) -- Believing that a moon base is essential for exploration of the solar system, Japan has recently announced plans to send humanoid robots to the moon to construct a robot lunar base. As part ...

May 28, 2010 weblog
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The turbulent past of the Milky Way's black hole

The supermassive black hole at the center of our Galaxy went through turbulent times over the past centuries. We know this thanks to its surrounding molecular clouds, whose varying X-ray and gamma-ray luminosity ...

May 28, 2010
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