Marriage's effect on lesbian and gay couples studied

Legal recognition of same-sex relationships, including marriage, influences how gay and lesbian baby boomers prepare for late life and end of life issues. Unmarried same-sex couples may suffer greater fear and anxiety around ...

MicroRNA undermines tumor suppression

A small piece of RNA, or microRNA (miRNA), ratchets down the activity of the tumor-suppressor gene p53, according to a study by Whitehead Institute and National University of Singapore researchers.

Breaches emphasize need for scanning, encryption

Recent news reports indicate a computer containing confidential information about the helicopter that transports President Barack Obama was breached by a computer in Iran. In January, Heartland Payment Systems, a company ...

No sweat: Shuttle's exercise gear on the fritz

Space junk from a Soviet satellite no longer poses a threat to Discovery shuttle, but astronauts face a vexing new problem: the spacecraft's exercise equipment is on the fritz, NASA said Monday.

Japan mulls high-tech economic stimulus

Japan may invest two billion dollars or more in new information and communication systems under an economic stimulus package with the aim of creating 400,000 jobs by 2011, an official said Tuesday.

www@20: How the techies tamed the cyber zoo

Huddled around a vintage computer, four of the creators of the world wide web were blissfully unaware of the audience as they demonstrated how, some 20 years ago, they spawned the exponential growth of the Internet.

Shuttle Discovery zooms toward space station

(AP) -- With a kick of its rocket thrusters, space shuttle Discovery zoomed to the international space station Tuesday to deliver one last set of solar wings that should bring the orbiting complex to full power.

Apple says it is expanding iPhone features

(AP) -- Apple Inc. is updating its software for iPhones so that users can cut, copy and paste text - a basic computing feature that many people had lamented was missing from the gadget that seems to do everything.

Adobe 1Q profit, sales drop, squeezed by downturn

(AP) -- Adobe Systems Inc., the company behind the popular Photoshop software, posted a decline in fiscal first-quarter profit and sales Tuesday, squeezed by the economic downturn.

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