Archive: 4/04/2006

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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