Archive: 30/06/2006

Will Britain's National Health go private?

Britain's National Health Service has suddenly withdrawn an invitation for bids from the private sector to run the country's primary care trusts.

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Globe Talk: World Cup not so mobile yet

World Cup fever has been a boom for big business, and not just for those in Germany. From airlines to television networks, the passion of soccer fans worldwide has generated big bucks across the board. What's more, there ...

dateJun 30, 2006 in Telecom
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Study: Even one drink can be dangerous

A University of Washington study warns that even a single strong drink can make a person "blind drunk" and impair the drinker's driving abilities.

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Salmon marked 'wild' may be farm-raised

Salmon labeled "wild" may actually be "farm-raised" and can be costly besides being wrongly packaged, New-York based Consumer Reports says.

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Nanotechnology 'fertile' for energy breakthrough

Thinking small may help solve one of the world's biggest problems -- the need for alternative energy sources -- according to scientists attending the first Energy Nanotechnology International Conference held June 26-28 at ...

dateJun 30, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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