Archive: 09/28/2010

Hulu Plus to play on Roku, TiVo set-top boxes

(AP) -- Hulu Plus, the $10-per-month online TV subscription service, will soon be available for users of Roku Inc. set-top boxes and Tivo Inc. subscribers who purchase its newest Premiere digital video recorders.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Business
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Feds reopen probe into medical scanner approvals

(AP) -- Federal inspectors have reopened an investigation into complaints by Food and Drug Administration scientists who say they were pressured by their managers to approve high-tech medical scanners that could pose harm ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Other
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Genome inversion gives plant a new lifestyle

The yellow monkeyflower, an unassuming little plant that lives as both a perennial on the foggy coasts of the Pacific Northwest and a dry-land annual hundreds of miles inland, harbors a significant clue about evolution.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Sodium plays key role in tissue regeneration

Sodium gets a bad rap for contributing to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Now biologists at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences have discovered that sodium also plays a key role in initiating ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Neuroscience
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How to still kill a resistant parasite

Scientists from the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, in collaboration with colleagues from several developing countries, were able to restore a sleeping sickness parasite's susceptibility to drugs. The parasite causes ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Other
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