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DRC Rebels Advance to Goma Outskirts DRC Rebels Advance to Goma Outskirts
Rebels are advancing on the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma after pushing back United Nations peacekeepers and government troops in recent fighting.Rebel spokesman Vianney Kazarama said M23 fighters are just a few kilometers from Goma. He said they are ready to respond to an attack by the army and repel it from the city if provoked.Fighting between rebel and government forces have forced thousands of people to flee their homes.On Saturday, U.N. attack helicopters targeted rebel...
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386 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/18/2012 9:25:19 AM

A Peek Inside Rappers' Brains Shows Roots Of Improvisation A Peek Inside Rappers' Brains Shows Roots Of Improvisation
Enlarge image The warmer orange colors show parts of the brain most active during improvisational rap. The blue regions are most active when rappers performed a memorized piece. NIDCD The warmer orange colors show parts of the brain most active during improvisational rap. The blue regions are most active when rappers performed a memorized piece. NIDCD Some rappers have an impressive ability to make up lyrics on the fly, in a style known as freestyle rap. These performers have a lot in common...
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386 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/15/2012 8:42:00 AM

A Few Quick Thoughts On Mortgage Rates A Few Quick Thoughts On Mortgage Rates
The primary source of the pressure for banks and the GSE to refinance mortgages is so that those with rates around 7 percent and 8 percent can reduce their payments with the historic rates of around 4 percent that the Federal Reserve has helped artificially engineer.    Some banks don't want to refinance mortgages because the loans are underwater. Other banks are just backed up on the paperwork. Still others are just bad at the job they are supposed to perform.   Whatever the...
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Author: anthony.randazzo@reason.org (Anthony Randazzo)
386 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 4/30/2012 5:48:00 AM

Inhaler treatment for lung cancer Inhaler treatment for lung cancer
ScienceDaily (Oct. 11, 2011) — Lung cancer patients could receive safer and more efficient treatment through a system being developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The scientists have devised a method for giving drugs by inhalation to patients through a nebuliser, rather than the current approach of intravenous delivery. See Also: Lung Cancer Diseases and Conditions Lung Disease Mesothelioma Colon Cancer Cancer Metastasis Nanomedicine Lung cancer Tumor suppressor...
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IMIG Conference In Boston Will Bring Together The World Leaders In Fight Against Mesothelioma IMIG Conference In Boston Will Bring Together The World Leaders In Fight Against Mesothelioma
You don’t have to wait until Sept. 26 to start observing the official Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The whole month should do just fine, becoming a key time to make progress in the fight against this dreaded disease. Some of the best scientific minds, and some of the most skilled surgical hands in the world, will be gathering for the 11th International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG) Conference in Boston. More than 500 experts from different specialties, all relevant to mesothelioma, will huddle Sept....
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387 Hits, 3 Comments, Added On 9/5/2012 2:03:08 PM

How Your Job Could Hurt Your Heart How Your Job Could Hurt Your Heart
Enlarge iStockphoto.com Lack of control and high demands make work stressful. iStockphoto.com Lack of control and high demands make work stressful. Stress on the job may raise your risk of a heart attack. European researchers came to that conclusion after looking at the experience of nearly 200,000 people who took part in 13 different studies. The scientists found that people with stressful jobs had a 23 percent higher risk of heart attack than those whose jobs weren't pressure cookers. What does...
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387 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 9/14/2012 1:53:00 PM

Update: United Airlines Says It's Back In Operation Update: United Airlines Says It's Back In Operation
Enlarge image United Airlines jets in San Francisco earlier this year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images United Airlines jets in San Francisco earlier this year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Update at 11:05 a.m. ET: "Our system is up. We're resuming operations for affected flights," United Airlines says. There's no word yet on how long it will take to get everyone where they need to go. Our original post: If you're headed to the airport and planning to fly on United today, be aware: "Passengers in...
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387 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/15/2012 8:41:00 AM

Patients With Online Access To Doctors May Make More Office Visits Patients With Online Access To Doctors May Make More Office Visits
Enlarge image New research suggests that doctors who communicate online with their patients may not see a drop in office visits. iStockphoto.com New research suggests that doctors who communicate online with their patients may not see a drop in office visits. iStockphoto.com Uncle Sam wants you to email your doctor. A federal law passed in 2009 says that physicians have to start offering their patients online communication, or Medicare will start docking how much it pays them in the future. Some...
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387 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/21/2012 1:36:00 AM

One Lunch Lady's Cafeteria Conversion One Lunch Lady's Cafeteria Conversion
Enlarge image i Kathy Del Tonto (far right) participates in a class that teaches school cafeteria workers how to prepare meals from scratch. LiveWell Colorado Kathy Del Tonto (far right) participates in a class that teaches school cafeteria workers how to prepare meals from scratch. LiveWell Colorado Kathy Del Tonto started cooking school food 30 years ago in the Montrose school district at the foot of Colorado's San Juan Mountains. Back then, the cafeteria workers made everything from...
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387 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 12/28/2012 4:02:00 PM

Where's Santa? Depends On Which Tech Titan You Ask Where's Santa? Depends On Which Tech Titan You Ask
It's Christmas Eve, and you have just one burning question: Where's Santa? Normally we'd point you to NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The operation runs an aerospace warning system that "includes the monitoring of man-made objects in space, and the detection, validation, and warning of attack against North America whether by aircraft, missiles, or space vehicles." At Christmastime, volunteers turn their attention to tracking Santa. Enlarge image i NORAD Tracks Santa, powered by...
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387 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 12/24/2012 8:18:00 PM

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