Archive: 12/6/2010

Fewer guessing games for lung cancer patients

A study published in the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine identified positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans as a potentially useful tool for predicting local recurrence in lung c ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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UN climate talks move into decisive phase

(AP) -- U.N. climate talks moved into their decisive week Monday with the agenda dominated by future cuts in carbon emissions and keeping countries honest about their actions to control global warming.

dateDec 06, 2010 in Environment
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Vt. city stumbles in effort to do telecom itself

(AP) -- Tired of waiting for state-of-the-art communications technology, voters of Vermont's biggest city decided in 2000 to form their own company to provide telephone, Internet and cable TV service.

dateDec 06, 2010 in Telecom
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Learning the language of bacteria

Bacteria are among the simplest organisms in nature, but many of them can still talk to each other, using a chemical "language" that is critical to the process of infection. Sending and receiving chemical signals allows bacteria ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Gift Guide: Winners for every kind of gamer

Nearly three-quarters of American households own a device that's used specifically for video games, whether it's a console, a handheld device or a dedicated computer, according to Nielsen Co. Add to that all ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Software
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