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May 25, 2009

LOTD for May 25

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 8:14 pm

Google Earth found a nice way to honor our fallen troops, creating a map that will connect people with the stories of every American and Coalition serviceman and woman that lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. You can see photos, learn about how they died, visit memorial websites with comments from family and friends, and explore the places they called home and where they died:
http://www.mapthefallen.org/2009/05/for-past-two-years-ive-been-working-on.html

French-developed security platform turns e-mail into the electronic equivalent of registered mail:
http://www.physorg.com/news162484596.html

Mexico is erecting a statue to the swine flu’s “patient zero”:
http://www.physorg.com/news162486909.html

Article about how the some newspapers have increased subscriptions and revenue by charging nonsubscribers for web access to their newspapers:
http://www.physorg.com/news162483726.html

Scientists have discovered a key protein that might explain the anti-aging and anti-cancer benefits of dietary restriction:
http://nextbigfuture.com/2009/05/scientists-identify-key-protein-that.html

Monthly testosterone injection for men has been found to be just as effective the pill or condoms. The main side effect was a change in sex drive, with men becoming *more* amorous:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8033218.stm

Scientists have found a genetic link for autism, a specific region of chromosome 5:
http://www.physorg.com/news160145737.html

UK researchers found that being bullied in childhood doubles a young person’s likelihood of having psychotic symptoms in early adolescence:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090505/hl_nm/us_bullying_victims

A new rabies virus has mutated to becoming contagious among skunks and foxes in Arizona, and it is spreading quickly:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/05/090504-rabies-evolution_2.html

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