Archive: 10/28/2010

Nintendo sinks into the red for first half

(AP) -- Nintendo sank to a first-half loss, the first in seven years, as a rising yen and long-delayed release for its 3-D gaming machine set the scene for a weak full-year result.

dateOct 28, 2010 in Business
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Exposure to BPA associated with reduced semen quality

Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Health
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Judge grants injunction vs new Mass. obscenity law

(AP) -- A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction sought by free-speech advocates who argued that a new Massachusetts law aimed at protecting children from online sexual predators effectively bans from the Internet ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Internet
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Research rejects green tea for breast cancer prevention

Green tea does not protect against breast cancer. A study of data from approximately 54,000 women, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research, found no association between drinking green tea an ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Cancer
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Hynix net profit surges to record as sales rise

(AP) -- Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said third-quarter net profit more than quadrupled to a record high as increased shipments helped make up for chip price declines.

dateOct 28, 2010 in Business
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