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  • Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive.
  • If IBM's Watson had legs, it would jaywalk

     If IBM's Watson had legs, it would jaywalk
    It's strange to walk the streets of Seattle and San Jose, two of the world's great software capitals, and see people behaving like machines. I'm referring to jaywalking or, more precisely, the lack of it. You see packs of knowledge workers huddled on...

    U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

    (Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to live anthrax...

    Tread carefully with treadmills

    Tread carefully with treadmills
    A treadmill desk would be detrimental to the aesthetics of our living room, so my wife won't let me have one. That's OK, though, because I love a good sit. I understand the perils of prolonged sitting, as a pile of new research shows just how bad it is;...

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
    Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. ...