Archive: 10/4/2009

Venezuela to outlaw violent video games, toys

(AP) -- Shouts of "Kill him! Kill him!" ring out as the preteens train their virtual assault rifles on the last remaining terrorist and spray him with bullets. Blood splatters. The enemy collapses. And they ...

Oct 04, 2009
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Graphite mimics iron's magnetism

Researchers of Eindhoven University of Technology and the Radboud University Nijmegen in The Netherlands show for the first time why ordinary graphite is a permanent magnet at room temperature. The results ...

Oct 04, 2009
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Stem cell pioneers among Nobel Prize candidates

(AP) -- Two Canadian scientists whose discovery of stem cells has paved the way for controversial research could be candidates for the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine, the winners of which will be announced Monday.

Oct 04, 2009
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