Archive: 09/30/2009

US to share Internet review amid worldwide growth

(AP) -- As Internet use expands worldwide, the United States said Wednesday it will give other governments and the private sector a greater oversight role in an organization whose decisions affect how computers relay traffic ...

Sep 30, 2009
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Celebs spawn copycat suicides, study confirms

Dr Alex Mesoudi, from Queen Mary's newly established Research Centre for Psychology, has found evidence that the increasing reach and influence of the media, combined with a growing number of people assigned celebrity status, ...

Sep 30, 2009
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Rediscovering the dragon's paradise lost

The world's largest living lizard species, the Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), is vulnerable to extinction and yet little is known about its natural history. New research by a team of palaeontologists and ar ...

Sep 30, 2009
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Swine flu school closings could cost billions

(AP) -- Closing schools and day care centers because of swine flu could cost between $10 billion and $47 billion, a report by the Brookings Institution think tank found.

Sep 30, 2009
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Work begins on national e-health record network

(AP) -- Doctor's offices and hospitals have slowly started the difficult switch from outmoded paper records to sophisticated electronic systems in a bid to improve care and cut costs.

Sep 30, 2009
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