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  • Jankovic destroys Venus in Rome
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    Jelena Jankovic thrashes Venus Williams for the loss of just one game in the quarter-finals of the Italian Open.

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  • Top 5 Greatest Conspiracy Theories in Sports History
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    Sports fans can be as much in the lunatic fringe as conspiracy theorists. And those who find themselves on the wrong side of a questionable outcome are quick to conjure a premeditated scheme. Below is our list of the five greatest sports conspiracies.

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  • Robot With Knives Used In Robotics Injury Study
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    An anonymous reader writes “IEEE Spectrum reports that German researchers, seeking to find out what would happen if a robot handling a sharp tool accidentally struck a human, set out to perform a series of cutting, stabbing, and puncturing tests. They used a robotic manipulator arm, fitted with various sharp tools (kitchen knife, scalpel, screwdriver) and performed striking tests at a block of silicone, a pig leg, and at one point, even the arm of (more…)

  • Five advanced technologies to detect cancer
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    Technological advances are making it easier to spot cancer early, which is key to better survival rates. Mammograms, CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds have long been a part of cancer diagnosis. Below are some of the other imaging and diagnostic tools available.

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  • Is your school this nuts about its spring game?
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    The Top 10 spring football game spectacles. In the words of Urban Meyer, “Go play golf or something.”

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  • What the Health Law Didn’t Fix: Medicare Doc Pay
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    Just about everyone agrees the scheduled 21 percent pay cut to doctors in America’s Medicare program would be a devastating blow to patient care. But without the cut, the federal deficit will balloon another $300 billion over the next decade.

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  • Font Foundries Opening Up To the Web
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    Tiger4 writes “A huge number of fonts are migrating from the print-only world to the Web. As the browser manufacturers get on board, the WWW will be a much more interesting place (see the article illustration). ‘Beginning Tuesday, Monotype Imaging, a Massachusetts company that owns one of the largest collections of typefaces in the world, is making 2,000 of its fonts available to Web designers. The move follows that of San Francisco-based FontShop, (more…)

  • Motherwell 6-6 Hibernian
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    Motherwell snatch a late draw against Hibs in a remarkable 12-goal thriller at Fir Park.

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