Archive: 10/31/2005

Telefonica's O2 buyout buoys outlook

Business hopes are high at Telefonica in acquiring O2, a deal that was officially announced Monday after weeks of speculation. The Spanish company, which is the world's fifth-largest telecommunications group in terms of ...

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Gates: $258 million for malaria research

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given $258 million in malaria research grants. The foundation says malaria kills an estimated 2,000 African children each day and takes the lives of more than 1 million people wor ...

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Scientists develop new analytical method

A multidisciplinary team at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science says it has developed a new analytical method that can trace the lineage of cells. The scientists say they hope their work will lead to answers for such que ...

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Networking: Digital doctors' records

Old-fashioned medical claims processing -- doctors handwriting codes for procedures on hardcopy files -- is gradually being replaced by digital physicians networks, electronic archives that maintain all patients' medical ...

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Spirit In Kansas

Spirit drove to an outcrop informally named "Kansas" to prepare for a series of robotic arm activities on a target called "Kestrel."

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