Thursday, August 10, 2006

Today in Science

Individualized gene profiles of lung tumors will help treatment. AP, BBC, Reuters

More infants are obese. INFANTS! Do fetuses have to be a bit pudgy before we put the fork down, America? CBC, Nature

Gene that helps rice survive longer underwater discovered. Nature


The Gates Foundation donates $500 million for AIDS/TB care in poor countries. AP

Iranian scientists say they cloned a sheep and have more stem cell experiments planned. (That's right; Iran is more free to conduct stem cell research than the US.) AP

Cuba may crack down on satellite dishes to keep American media out while Castro is out of site. Reuters, AP

Federal laptop with personal information of 133,000 Floridians has been stolen. WP

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