Archive: 11/30/2010

Heat wave deaths highest in early summer

The risk of dying from a heat wave is highest when heat waves occur early in the summer and are hotter and longer than usual, according to a Yale study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP).

dateNov 30, 2010 in Health
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China announces new crackdown on product piracy

(AP) -- China's government announced a new crackdown Tuesday on rampant illegal copying of products from software to music that is adding to tensions with Washington and other governments over trade and currency ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Business
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Google close to buying Groupon: reports

Internet search giant Google is close to a deal to buy online discount shopping site Groupon for as much as six billion dollars, The New York Times and a leading technology blog reported.

dateNov 30, 2010 in Business
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Genomic fault zones come and go

The fragile regions in mammalian genomes that are thought to play a key role in evolution go through a "birth and death" process, according to new bioinformatics research performed at the University of California, ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Biotechnology
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EU probe delves into heart of Google's business

European regulators are tackling a puzzle that could shift the balance of power on the Internet: Is Google stifling competition by juicing its search results to favor its services over its rivals?

dateNov 30, 2010 in Internet
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