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Patent Law For The Human Genome
2013-04-15 06:01:44

The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Monday in a case that could determine whether or not human DNA can be patented, which could have a tremendous impact on genetic research, one way or the other.

Chinese University Linked To Government’s Military Hackers
2013-03-25 16:32:38

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has recently been accused of hacking into a number of American, Canadian and UK networks. Today, Reuters reported that the PLA may be getting some help in the way of research from faculty members at a top Chinese University.

Distracted Eating Leads To Overeating
2013-03-18 10:40:49

Trying to lose weight by watching what you eat? Don’t get distracted by television, playing games or reading, says a new study, as this type of multi-tasking can lead to overeating.

EU Bee Protection Ban On Pesticides Fails To Pass
2013-03-17 08:08:02

European Union nations have failed to agree on proposals that would have banned three pesticides reportedly linked to the decline of the global bee population.

Reuters Journalist Indicted After Conspiring With Hacking Group Anonymous
2013-03-15 10:55:42

The United States Department of Justice released information today that indicates a hack job on the website of the Tribune Company, which might have included part of The Los Angeles Times’ website, may have been the result of a so-called "inside job."

Salmonella Outbreak Traced To Pet Frogs
2013-03-11 13:31:49

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an outbreak of Salmonella infections from 2008 to 2011 was caused by small, aquatic pet frogs.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.