Archive: 8/11/2005

Chemists turn to gel to ease side-effects of cancer treatment

Three young scientists in the University of York’s Department of Chemistry have developed a gel that could spare cancer patients some of the unpleasant and dangerous side-effects of radiotherapy. PhD students Andrew Wilson ...

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Trade unionism hits India's BPO

They may be considered the sweatshop laborers of the information age in the developed world, but call-center and help-desk workers are considered to be professional elites in India.

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Paris rioters get an edge with cell phones

As violence continues to rage in the suburbs of Paris, tension runs high between the rioting immigrant youths and the French authorities. But while public opinion may be divided on whether resorting to violence will finally ...

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Juvenile probation formats studied

Two Kansas State University sociology graduate students have found placing juvenile offenders in a non-traditional probation program reduces recidivism.

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Ireland chided on broadband growth

The Irish government is being chastised for a supposed lack of leadership that has curbed growth in the country's broadband sector.

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Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths reported

Scientists concerned by bottlenose dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico have reportedly asked for the marine mammal equivalent of a disaster declaration.

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