Archive: 10/30/2009

Major layoffs loom at Time Inc.: reports

Time Inc., publisher of Time, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, People and other magazines, plans to lay off some 540 employees starting next week, or six percent of its workforce, The New York Post reported Friday.

dateOct 30, 2009 in Business
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CDC: Swine flu kids' deaths jump to 114

(AP) -- Swine flu has caused at least 19 more children's deaths - the largest one-week increase since the pandemic started in April, health officials said Friday.

dateOct 30, 2009 in Health
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A Mars Rover Named 'Curiosity'

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you found your grandmother's diary, tattered and dust covered, up in the attic, would you read it? Of course you would. Granny was a pistol! Brush off the dust, open up the little book, ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Space Exploration
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This is your brain on fatty acids

Saturated fats have a deservedly bad reputation, but Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that a sticky lipid occurring naturally at high levels in the brain may help us memorize grandma's recipe for cinnamon buns, as ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Social media require 'Community Relations 2.0'

The rise of social media and real-time advocacy have re-written the community outreach rules companies followed for decades. But many American firms are dragging their feet as they approach "Community Relations 2.0," Boston ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Social Sciences
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