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The Snow Leopard Trust, a Seattle based wildlife conservation organization has reached the finals of the BBC World Challenge.
Research suggests that use of the contraceptive pill is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer type among males in the developed world.
The popular sandbox construction game Minecraft was named the winner of a "new arts award" at the GameCity video game culture festival in Nottingham, England.
Apple and Microsoft have both filed patents for touchless, gesture-based control systems, setting the stage for a potential battle over ownership of the emerging technology.
A UK man is being treated for the progressive genetic disorder, choroideraemia, in an attempt to reverse his blindness.
In a declaration filed with US financial regulators, Online retail giant Amazon has revealed that 11 companies have filed patent lawsuits against it since the start of 2011.
NASA’s NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) satellite launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this morning at about 2:48 a.m. local time (5:48 EDT) aboard a Delta II rocket.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).