Archive: 11/30/2010

US cuts access to files after leak embarrassment

(AP) -- The State Department severed its computer files from the government's classified network, officials said Tuesday, as U.S. and world leaders tried to clean up from the embarrassing leak that spilled ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Yo-yo dieting alters genes linked with stress

Stressed-out mice with a history of dieting ate more high-fat foods than similarly stressed mice not previously on diets, according to a new study in the Dec. 1 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that m ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Brain scans show effects of Parkinson's drug

Neuroscientists using a new brain imaging technique could see an investigational drug for Parkinson's disease get into a patient's brain and affect blood flow in several key structures, an indicator the drug ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Predatory bugs can save cornfields

One of the worst pests of corn in the world, the corn rootworm, may owe its worldwide success partly to its larvae's nasty, sticky blood.

Nov 30, 2010
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Ex-Goldman Sachs programmer goes on trial in NYC

(AP) -- A Goldman Sachs programmer stole secret computer code that enables high-speed trading on his last day with the company so he could help develop the same kind of system at a startup financial company, a prosecutor ...

Nov 30, 2010
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