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2013-03-19 08:24:18

Metrics Mania will determine which American university within the esteemed college basketball championships will wear the research crown PHILADELPHIA, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of Metrics Mania, the first competition of its kind to measure the research impact of American universities participating...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. According to a new research review published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, ℠distracted eaters´ tend to consume more food in a sitting than ℠attentive eaters,´ and those same distracted eaters are more likely to...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online European Union (EU) nations have failed to agree on proposals that would have banned three pesticides reportedly linked to the decline of the global bee population. According to the BBC, a recent report from the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has concluded the substances in question posed a “high acute risk” to the pollinating insects. The EU´s executive body, the European Commission, had been...

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

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The hacktivist group Anonymous has been busy this year, reportedly hacking the computers of the US Federal Reserve, the US State Department Careers Website and even fast-food restaurant Burger King´s official Twitter account. Exactly how the group was able to access all those organizations´ computers remains a point of debate. However, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) released information today that...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. "This was the first Salmonella outbreak associated with aquatic frogs, and in this case the frogs are often marketed as good pets for kids," lead author Shauna Mettee Zarecki, a public health advisor“¯with the CDC in Atlanta, told Reuters. The...

2013-03-11 04:20:35

University selects Thomson Reuters Cortellis for Competitive Intelligence to ensure access to best quality drug development data PHILADELPHIA, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that the University of Auckland (UoA), New Zealand, selected Thomson Reuters Cortellis(®) for Competitive Intelligence to grow the...

2013-03-07 23:01:34

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman comments on a new study that suggests thousands of deaths and disabilities per year are caused by missed or wrong diagnoses made by doctors. Victims of medical malpractice deserve adequate compensation for their injuries. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 A new study published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that missed or wrong diagnoses made by primary care doctors may result in thousands of...

2013-02-22 08:22:41

LONDON, February 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivery services sector is thriving with the improvement in the economy. Companies require information for making their decisions and information services companies provide such information in a useful manner. Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI) had minor embarrassment with Office Depot and OfficeMax deal. However, the company's stock is on solid footing as the stock is up 10 percent in the past 52 weeks. Another major player in the...

Researchers Attempting To Develop Prosthetic Flippers For Injured Loggerhead Turtle
2013-02-17 08:53:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Officials at a Japanese aquarium are looking for a high-tech apparatus that will help an injured, endangered loggerhead turtle regain the ability to swim after she lost both front flippers in a 2008 shark attack. The 25-year-old turtle, which is named Yu, currently resides at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, where she was transported following the attack five years ago, according to Ruairidh Villar of Reuters. "She was in...

AT&T Lawsuit Against LCD Manufacturers Reinstated
2013-02-16 08:38:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Part of AT&T´s price-fixing lawsuit against liquid crystal display panel manufacturers has been reinstated by a US federal appeals court, various media outlets have reported. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco issued the ruling on Thursday, reversing a lower court ruling and reinstating the telecom giant´s claims. The decision, which was made by a panel of three judges, allows AT&T to...