Archive: 03/30/2009

AMA seeks probe of journal editors' actions

(AP) -- The American Medical Association is seeking an investigation of claims that editors of its leading medical journal threatened a whistleblower who pointed out a researcher's conflict of interest.

Mar 30, 2009
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New Possibilities for Hydrogen-Producing Algae

(PhysOrg.com) -- Photosynthesis produces the food that we eat and the oxygen that we breathe ― could it also help satisfy our future energy needs by producing clean-burning hydrogen? Researchers studying ...

Mar 30, 2009
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Massive chemo dose targets cancerous liver

(AP) -- Bill Darker grinned as he headed into the operating room for a dramatic experiment: A super-high dose of chemotherapy dripped directly into his cancer-ridden liver, 10 times more than patients normally ...

Mar 30, 2009
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FDA: Bristol-Myers diabetes drug appears safe

(AP) -- A potential blockbuster diabetes medication from Bristol-Myers Squibb appears free from heart-related side effects that have plagued similar treatments, federal health officials said Monday.

Mar 30, 2009
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Web ad revenue grew in 4Q but slower than in past

(AP) -- U.S. Internet advertising revenue climbed in the fourth quarter in spite of the poor economy, but the growth rate was sluggish compared to previous years, according to an analysis released Monday.

Mar 30, 2009
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TomTom to pay Microsoft to end patent fight

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, on Monday said it settled a patent dispute over car navigation technology with TomTom NV for an undisclosed amount.

Mar 30, 2009
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A 'bionic nose' that knows

Both cancer cells and the chemicals used to make bombs can foil detection because they appear in trace amounts too small for conventional detection techniques. Tel Aviv University has developed the ultimate solution: a molecule ...

Mar 30, 2009
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