Archive: 6/09/2005

Nicotine exposure affects food response

Yale University researchers say nicotine exposure in mice can increase their motivation to respond to food for weeks after their last exposure to nicotine. The finding, said the scientists, runs counter to the popular belief ...

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BellSouth sees $600M in damage

BellSouth said Tuesday damage caused by Hurricane Katrina to its network system could reach between $400 million and $600 million.

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Online banking interest in U.S. stalls

Worries about security have led to an apparent cooling toward Internet banking in the United States. A new survey from Ipsos Group indicated Tuesday that the number of Americans who use online banking hit a plateau during ...

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Ericsson launches automatic configuration

Ericsson launched Tuesday its automatic device configuration, which will allow operators to identify which devices are being used by a cell phone.

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Red-tape cuts for Gulf Coast telecoms

Federal regulators have been cutting red tape in order to speed the recovery of the communications network in the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast.

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Improving picture for high definition television

By the end of this year there will be 28.6 million high-definition television sets in homes worldwide, according to HDTV, a new research report published today by Informa Telecoms & Media. By 2010 that number will be more ...

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TOM Online, Skype form JV in China

Chinese wireless Internet company TOM Online and Skype, a popular Web site enabling free phone calls, announced the formation of a joint venture in China.

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Human tissue to be made from stem cells

University of Liverpool researchers reportedly are striving to make human tissue grown from stem cells available for transplant within four years.

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