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Steve Wozniak booted off 'Dancing with The Stars' - 04/01/2009

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's popularity among geeks has failed to save him from being voted off US television show "Dancing with the Stars." Wozniak's fourth strut in a contest that pairs...

Long-necked dinos didn't reach for the skies - 04/01/2009

A fondly-held belief about long-necked sauropods, the giant four-footed dinosaurs beloved of monster movies and children, is most probably untrue, a dino expert said on Wednesday. At the zenith of...

Tropics are a boon for baby girls - 04/01/2009

Couples hoping for a baby girl might be best advised to go and live in Africa, if a study published on Wednesday is correct. It points to big differences in the proportions of male to female...

Conficker worm digs in around the world - 04/01/2009

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Computer security top guns around the world watched warily as the dreaded Conficker worm squirmed deeper into infected machines with the arrival of an April 1st trigger date....

TV documentaries take leap into digital world - 03/30/2009

CANNES, Audrey Stuart - TV documentaries are fast forwarding into the digital future to tap new sources of revenue, offering interactive and "360" packages to audiences increasingly getting their...

Around the world on bike and sailboat: from US and back - 03/30/2009

PARIS (AFP) - Charles Brigham was 28 when he straddled his bike to embark on an ecological tour of the world but could be 33 by the time he returns home to Madison, in Wisconsin. "I love bikes and...

Beshir wins strong Arab summit backing against ICC - 03/30/2009

DOHA, Ali Khalil - Sudan's President Omar al-Beshir won strong support against his international arrest warrant over Darfur from an Arab summit on Monday that also warned Israel that an Arab peace...

'Superpill' may cut heart disease: study - 03/30/2009

ORLANDO (AFP) - Healthy people may be able to cut their risk of heart disease in half by taking a "super pill" combining three drugs to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, a study said Monday....

Using power of genomics, scientists net new culprits for cancer - 03/30/2009

PARIS (AFP) - Combining the number-crunching potency of computers with an exploration of the genetic code, scientists said on Sunday they had identified a new master gene in cancer as well as faulty...

No change now on gays in military: Gates - 03/30/2009

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates Sunday ruled out an imminent change in the "Don't ask, Don't tell" policy on gays in the military, saying President Barack Obama believes the Pentagon has "a lot on...
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