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  • Twiblings? Siblings Born Days Apart From Different Wombs
    By on January 6, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Melanie Thernstrom, who didn’t meet her husband Michael Callahan until she was 41. The two appeared on the “Today” show Monday to talk about their so-called “twiblings.”The couple are parents to a son and daughter conceived with Callahan’s sperm and donor eggs and placed in two different surrogate mothers. The children were born only days apart.


  • Samsung’s Android Tablet Coming Within 60 days
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Samsung shows up fashionably late to the Android Tablet party with a new product scheduled to release this quarter.


  • Chemical Cocktail Can Keep a Heart Viable 10 Days, Outside the Body
    By on May 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    nj_peeps writes “Science fiction is fraught with mad scientists who discover strange chemicals that can empower the human body or even reanimate the dead. Well, Harvard has come about as close to that scenario as anyone would want them to. Prof. Hemant Thatte has developed a cocktail of 21 chemical compounds that he calls Somah, derived from the Sanskrit for ‘ambrosia of rejuvenation.’ Using Somah, Thatte and his team have accomplished some amazing (more…)

  • Are Silicon Valley’s Glory Days Over?
    By on February 12, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hugh Pickens writes “Pete Carey writes in the Mercury News that there are ‘clear warning signs’ that Silicon Valley has entered ‘a new phase of uncertainty’ in which its standing as a tech center is at risk and that decisive action by business, government and education is needed if the region is to retain its standing as the world’s center of technical innovation. ‘It could be that Silicon Valley has a different future coming,’ says Russell Hancock. (more…)