Magnetic Nanoworms and Nanocrystals Deliver siRNA to Tumors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Small pieces of nucleic acid known as short interfering RNAs, or siRNAs, can turn off the production of specific proteins, a property that makes them one of the more promising new classes of anticancer drugs ...

New accounting rules mean boost to Apple, others (Update)

(AP) -- Regulators approved changes to accounting rules Wednesday that in the short term will make sales and profits seem higher at technology companies selling certain gadgets that blend hardware and software.

Li-Air: Argonne opens new chapter in battery research (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Argonne National Laboratory has engaged in battery research and development for more than 40 years. More than 10 years ago the research facility made a strategic decision to expand its research of Lithium-ion ...

Not knowing when to fold 'em

(PhysOrg.com) -- Parolees with a gambling habit may resort to criminal activities and substance abuse when they are released from prison if there are few community supports to help them re-integrate, a new University of Alberta ...

Dell wins EU OK to get euro54.5 million Polish aid

(AP) -- Dell Inc. won EU approval Wednesday to receive a euro54.4 million ($80.4 million) subsidy from the Polish government to build a new plant there, replacing Ireland as the computer maker's new European manufacturing ...

'Acquisitions are back on': Google CEO

US Internet giant Google is ready to begin buying up other companies again as the world economy begins to recover, chairman and chief executive Eric Schmidt said Wednesday.

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