Archive: 8/01/2009

Microsoft secures Verizon mobile search deal

Microsoft Corp. has bested rivals Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. by securing an agreement to become the default provider of Internet search service to mobile phone customers of Verizon Wireless, a Verizon executive said Wednesday.

dateJan 08, 2009 in Business
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For fats, longer may not be better

Researchers have uncovered why some dietary fats, specifically long-chain fats, such as oleic acid (found in olive oil), are more prone to induce inflammation. Long-chain fats, it turns out, promote increased intestinal absorption ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Medical research
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How Bed Bugs Outsmart the Chemicals Designed to Control Them

( -- Bed bugs, once nearly eradicated in the built environment, have made a big comeback recently, especially in urban centers such as New York City. In the first study to explain the failure to control certain ...

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Study: Mosquitoes beat out love song before mating

( -- That pesky buzz of a nearby mosquito is the sound of love, scientists have known for some time. But a new Cornell study reports that males and females flap their wings and change their tune to create a harmonic ...

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