Archive: 7/02/2008

Asian women at risk for arterial defect

A seemingly random arterial abnormality that can cause heart attack and sudden death in adults with no previous symptoms may not be so random after all. A group of researchers in the Netherlands discovered that many people ...

dateFeb 07, 2008 in Medical research
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EPIC: Building the Perfect Chip

Three years ago a team from Bell Labs took on a very daunting challenge – put an optical networking system on a commercially manufactured silicon chip, load it with a smorgasbord of sophisticated opto-electronic devices ...

dateFeb 07, 2008 in Semiconductors
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Corporate social responsibility: less profit, more value

Companies that operate in a socially responsible manner 'pay' for this with a loss in financial profit. Yet at the same time, socially responsible business practices can enhance a company's value. Dutch economist Lammertjan ...

dateFeb 07, 2008 in Other
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Researcher leads international effort to create 'proteinpedia'

A researcher at the Johns Hopkins Institute of Genetic Medicine has led the effort to compile to date the largest free resource of experimental information about human proteins. Reporting in the February issue of Nature Biotechnology, ...

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