Archive: 08/7/2009

The hepatitis healing power of blueberry leaves

A chemical found in blueberry leaves has shown a strong effect in blocking the replication of the Hepatitis C virus, opening up a new avenue for treating chronic HCV infections, which affect 200 million people worldwide and ...

Aug 07, 2009
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Odd tricyle mapping Paris streets for Google

(AP) -- Parisians and tourists, relax. That goofy looking tricycle equipped with loads of high-tech equipment roaming the streets is NOT some mad scientist's invention on the rampage.

Aug 07, 2009
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The perfect cut

You need the right tool to slice silicon blocks into paper-thin wafers: a several-kilometer-long wire wetted with a type of grinding paste. And all the parameters must be optimally adjusted -- only then can ...

Aug 07, 2009
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Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels of disability, particularly blindness, and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumours.

Aug 07, 2009
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Configure your own operating software

Remote maintenance systems that monitor the status of facilities and machines have always had to be configured manually, a laborious task. But now a new system can be easily adapted for a range of facilities with no need ...

Aug 07, 2009
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