Archive: 06/29/2009

Dark side of the sun

As a specialist in skin disorders and cancers, Dr. Janellen Smith sees firsthand what too much sun can do. Sunburns and accelerated skin aging are common results, but excessive sun exposure also can be deadly. ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Scientists find key culprits in lupus

The more than 1.5 million Americans with systemic lupus erythematosus (or lupus) suffer from a variety of symptoms that flare and subside, often including painful or swollen joints, extreme fatigue, skin rashes, fever, and ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Samsung Introduces New 45nm Application Processor

Samsung Electronics announced today the latest in its popular, ARM11 series of application processors, the S5P6440. Designed using Samsung’s advanced 45nm low power CMOS process technology, the S5P6440 offers ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Scientists tackle viral mysteries

Scientists know that some cancers are triggered by viruses, which take over cellular systems and cause uncontrolled cell growth. Doctors - and patients who get shingles late in life - have also known for many years that ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Dynasty: Influenza virus in 1918 and today

The influenza virus that wreaked worldwide havoc in 1918-1919 founded a viral dynasty that persists to this day, according to scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Google unveils SMS service for Africa

Google on Monday unveiled a new service designed to provide information via SMS text message to mobile phone users in Africa, where cell phones are prevalent but Internet penetration is low.

Jun 29, 2009
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