News tagged with prison system

Aging cells lose their grip on DNA rogues

(—Transposable elements are mobile strands of DNA that insert themselves into chromosomes with mostly harmful consequences. Cells try to keep them locked down, but in a new study, Brown University researchers ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Romanians charged in US with computer fraud

Four Romanians have been charged with hacking into the computer systems of hundreds of US merchants and making millions of dollars in purchases with stolen credit card data, the Justice Department said Thursday.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Prison punishes more people than just the inmates

( -- More people live behind bars in the United States than in any other country, but the American prison system punishes more than just its inmates--it also takes a toll on the health of friends and loved ones ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Health
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