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Nano-discs destroy cancer cells

March 30, 2010 5:29 pm | by ArgonneNationalLab | Videos | Comments

A new technique, designed with the potential to treat brain cancers, is under study at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago Medical Center. The micron-sized magnetic materials, with vortex-like arrangements of spins, were successfully interfaced with Glioblastoma...

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Access to Google Is Interrupted in China

March 30, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Users trying to access the site in English and Chinese reached the home page but were unable to complete searches.

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Technology Coalition Urges Stronger Online Privacy Laws

March 30, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Microsoft, Google and other companies are pushing to protect private information from government access.

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With Hirings, Yahoo Steps Up News Coverage

March 30, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The company is bringing in journalists, some from traditional outlets, to create more original content.

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Octopus Hopes to Expand in China

March 30, 2010 4:28 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Octopus, Hong Kong's payment card, is aiming to grow in mainland China, where it is being positioned to handle everything from all-in-one bill payments to birth registration and social security.

Novell Wins Unix Case

March 30, 2010 3:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A federal jury decided in favor of Novell in an ownership battle over Unix computer-server operating systems.

MasXtreme Capsules (Natural Wellness) - product contains undeclared drug ingredient

March 30, 2010 3:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Recall of product, sold as a dietary supplement, containing undeclared aildenafil as well as the drug phentolamine.

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Seven-Segment Numeric LED Display Performs in High Temps

March 30, 2010 2:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Lumex launched QuasarBrite High-Temperature Seven-Segment numeric LED Display technology capable of providing bright, crisp display performance in temperature ranges up to 105°C. The new ¼ Watt LED displays are

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Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory April 2010

March 30, 2010 2:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A new pulsed magnet technique developed for ORNL's Spallation Neutron Source shatters previous field strength limits for pulsed neutron scattering experiments. Science, medicine and engineering will at ORNL for its annual Biomedical Science and...

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Power Controller for Dimmable LED Lighting Touts High Efficiency

March 30, 2010 2:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor introduced AC-DC digital power controllers for LED lighting. The CY8CLEDAC01/02 controllers are presented as delivering high efficiency while meeting EnergyStar requirements. They provide

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Xerox's Mulcahy to Retire

March 30, 2010 1:28 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Xerox veteran Anne Mulcahy plans to retire in May, with handpicked successor Ursula M. Burns adding the company's chairmanship to her duties as chief executive.

Color it ready -- Webb Telescope instrument now at Goddard

March 30, 2010 1:28 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The cosmos is filled with color, and color is a key in determining age, chemical composition and how far objects are from Earth. To help identify these colors and objects the James Webb Space Telescope will be using a spectrograph called NIRSpec....

Study shows how pathogens infect coral in warm waters

March 30, 2010 1:26 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Mathematical models reveal the dynamics of bacterial communities behind afflictions that bleach and kill coral.

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Xerox turnaround leader retiring; CEO adds role

March 30, 2010 12:30 pm | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Xerox Corp.'s chief executive will try to copy the success of her predecessor now that it's her company to run.CEO Ursula M. Burns — the first black woman to lead a company as big as Xerox — will add the role of chairman when Anne M. Mulcahy, 57, retires May 20.That will leave Xerox without the...

Utah jury decides Unix battle in favor of Novell

March 30, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A jury has decided in favor of Novell Inc. in an ownership battle over Unix computer server operating systems following a three-week trial in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City.The jury ruled that Waltham, Mass.-based Novell owns copyrights to Unix, even though it sold licensing rights for...

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