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'Do Not Track' privacy effort at crossroads

A movement by privacy activists to curb tracking of Internet users' browsing habits scored a major victory last month when Microsoft launched its new browser with "do not track" as the default, or automatic setting.

dateNov 17, 2012 in Internet
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Sleeping for science: What can we learn?

(Phys.org)—Why are 12 volunteers about to spend 21 days in bed, lying with their heads tilted below the horizontal? Their experience will help to understand and address changes in astronauts' bodies in space as well as ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Austria probes gruesome fate of Nazi-era disabled

(AP)—Forensic crews scraping away dirt from the remains of the Nazi-era psychiatric patients were puzzled: The skeletal fingers were entwined in rosary beads. Why, the experts wondered, would the Nazis—who considered ...

dateOct 19, 2012 in Other
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First successful total synthesis of Erythropoietin

(Phys.org)—"Blood is quite a peculiar kind of juice"—that is what Mephisto knew, according to Goethe's "Faust". But if blood really is very special, then erythropoietin (EPO) must be a very special molecule, as it triggers ...

dateOct 15, 2012 in Biochemistry
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