Archive: 12/3/2010

Assessing positive outcomes of phase III trials

Randomized phase III studies should be designed to find out whether a new drug or treatment makes a meaningful difference in patients' survival or quality of life, according to a commentary published online December 3rd in ...

Dec 03, 2010
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Using nanotechnology to improve cancer treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research directed by Basar Bilgicer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a member of the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame, could ...

Dec 03, 2010
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WikiLeaks fights to stay online amid attacks

(AP) -- WikiLeaks struggled to stay online Friday as corporations and governments moved to cut its access to the Internet, a potentially crippling blow for an organization dedicated to releasing secret information ...

Dec 03, 2010
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Climate: a million deaths a year by 2030: study

By 2030, climate change will indirectly cause nearly one million deaths a year and inflict 157 billion dollars in damage in terms of today's economy, according to estimates presented at UN talks on Friday.

Dec 03, 2010
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Scientists untangle spider web stickiness

Ali Dhinojwala and Vasav Sahni consider themselves materials scientists, not biologists. They study surfaces, friction and adhesion. Nevertheless, they have discovered that understanding how nature makes things ...

Dec 03, 2010
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Viacom replays copyright claims in YouTube appeal

(AP) -- Viacom Inc. is seeking to overturn a court decision that dismissed its claims of copyright abuse against YouTube even though the Internet video site used to show thousands of pirated clips.

Dec 03, 2010
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