Archive: 18/10/2010

Teasing out malaria's genetic secrets

Every year, malaria infects more than 250 million people, and more than 1 million die from the parasitic disease. For decades, doctors have treated malaria with chloroquine — an effective, inexpensive remedy. But now, ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Skype forms tie-up with Japan's KDDI

Japan's number two telecom operator KDDI said Monday it had formed a strategic tie-up with Skype to bring Internet-based communication services to its mobile smartphone users.

dateOct 18, 2010 in Business
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UN meeting on saving species opens in Japan

(AP) -- Delegates from more than 190 nations kicked off a U.N. conference Monday aimed at ensuring the survival of diverse species and ecosystems threatened by pollution, exploitation and habitat encroachment.

dateOct 18, 2010 in Ecology
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