Archive: 02/9/2011

Early substance misuse continues into middle age

Adolescents who misuse alcohol and drugs are at increased risk of continued misuse well into middle age. They are also at increased risk of experiencing mental health problems, accidents, physical health problems, premature ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Developing a library of cancer proteins

Ten years after the first human genome was sequenced, science is about to reach a new milestone. Researchers are now turning their attention to the products which use genes as instructions for their assembly: ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Photodynamic therapy against cancer

In a new study, published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigated whether eradicating tumor-associated lymphatic vessels and the tumor cells they c ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Mobile sales up 32 percent last year: Gartner

Worldwide mobile sales increased 32 percent last year and smartphone shipments surpassed those of personal computers for the first time in the fourth quarter, according to tracking firms.

Feb 09, 2011
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Thousands to be contacted in UK hacking case

(AP) -- British police revealed Wednesday it would contact thousands of people whose cell phones may have been targeted by the News of The World tabloid, an indication of the scale of the scandal at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Fiber-optic communications cable arrives in Cuba

(AP) -- A long-awaited undersea fiber-optic cable linking Cuba with the outside world arrived on the island on Wednesday, promising a bandwidth bonanza for a country saddled with exorbitant telephone rates and among the ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Omega 3's -- more evidence for their benefit

Omega-3 fatty acids –fats commonly found in fish oil – were shown several years ago to prevent retinopathy, a major form of blindness, in a mouse model of the disease. A follow-up study, from the same research team ...

Feb 09, 2011
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