Archive: 08/7/2009

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

Tracking down new active agents for cancer or malaria treatment could soon become easier - thanks to a computer program with which researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund aim to facilitate ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Biochemistry
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'Champions' to unleash virtual heroes and foes

(AP) -- Think you can do better than Stan Lee? Launching next month, the new massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Champions Online" will let gamers create their own virtual superheroes. Sorry, no Spider-Men or ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Software
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The latest craze: Free e-books offerings

(AP) -- James Patterson's latest best seller, "The Angel Experiment," is a little different from his usual hits. The novel isn't new; it came out four years ago. Its sales aren't happening at bookstores, ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Internet
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Rivals taking advantage of delay in Oracle-Sun merger

As antitrust regulators continue to scrutinize the year's biggest tech deal, Oracle's planned $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems, competitors in the high-end hardware business and open-source software market have wasted ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Business
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Words matter in public health

Giving people a sense of being in control is an important element in health messages, according to researchers at Nottingham and De Montfort universities. The research, which was funded by the Economic and Social Research ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Other
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