Archive: 04/4/2006

UCSF study: ER myths exploded

A University of California-San Francisco study suggests, contrary to popular belief, emergency rooms treat insured and non-insured people equally.

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Study: Vitamin C might slow aging

Japanese researchers say mice lacking vitamin C age four times faster than normal mice, suggesting the vitamin might help slow aging in humans.

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NTL acquires Virgin Mobile for $1.67B

Cable giant NTL Tuesday struck a deal to acquire Virgin Mobile, setting the stage for the delivery of its content to wireless phones in the United Kingdom.

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AOL improves mobile service

America Online announced Monday it will provide a mobile browsing service that will reformat Web sites to small screens of mobile phones.

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Lucent takes steps to ensure Alcatel deal

Alcatel and Lucent Technologies took their first step towards merging into one giant global telecommunications equipment manufacturer, which most likely will be a sound financial move but may face considerable opposition ...

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Study: Our brains compensate for aging

Yale University and University of Illinois scientists say they've determined our brains compensate for aging by becoming less "specialized."

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Conscious, unconscious memory found linked

Yale University scientists say they have found the way our brain stores new, conscious information is linked with the way it stores unconscious information.

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Researchers Develop New Procedure to Synthesize Quantum Dots

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) researchers in the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology have developed a new procedure for the synthesis of “quantum dots,” as published March 31, 2006 on ...

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Jesus Walked on Ice, Study Says

The New Testament story describes Jesus walking on water in the Sea of Galilee but according to a study led by Florida State University Professor of Oceanography Doron Nof, it's more likely that he walked on ...

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Lab-grown body organs are transplanted

The first human recipients of laboratory-grown organs have been reported at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Air Force Releases UAV Strategic Vision

The Air Force recently completed a vision document to provide high-level guidance to service development and integration of unmanned aircraft for the next 25 years.

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Modelling virtual dogs: It's a walk in the park!

Dog walking is a national pastime, but how does your dog walk? Different breeds have different gaits, for example greyhounds tend to be thin and fast whilst labradors are thicker set and tend to waddle.

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