Archive: 12/29/2005

Online holiday shopping soars

Online holiday sales jumped this year, with one prominent survey reporting a 30-percent increase over last year's cybershopping.

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Famed oncologist dies of cancer

One of the best-known oncologists in the country lost his own fight with cancer this week, dying of melanoma at the age of 47.

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Terror enters India's IT community

Late evening on Dec. 28 terror finally struck Bangalore, India's IT sector hub. A masked gunman opened an indiscriminate fire on a group of delegates at an international conference on the peaceful campus of ...

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Bullied children abuse alcohol

A new study out of Oregon indicates children who are bullied in middle school are more likely to abuse substances in high schools.

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Chandra looks back at the Earth

In an unusual observation, a team of scientists has scanned the northern polar region of Earth with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The results show that the aurora borealis, or "northern lights," also dance ...

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