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Thursday, September 23, 2004

GOOGLE NEWS CHINA OMITS CONTROVERSIAL NEWS STORIES
Researchers at Dynamic Internet Technology, a US company that provides technology for circumventing internet restrictions in China, have discovered that the recently-launched Chinese version of Google News omits blocked news sources from its results. DIT accuses Google of reinforcing Chinese Internet restrictions by leaving some sites off its list.

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From Google News:
PFIZER EXECUTIVE ACKNOWLEDGES DRUG IMPORTATION IS SAFE
Peter Rost, a VP of marketing with Pfizer, has acknowledged that drug importation from Canada is safe. Rost noted that "the safety issue is a made-up story."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A18917-2004Sep13.html
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From EurekAlert http://www.eurekalert.org/pubnews.php:
Public Release: 23-Sep-2004
Nature
Flexible pain relief with morphine-free poppy
A handful of genes in a morphine free poppy could hold the key to producing improved pain management pharmaceuticals.
Horticulture Australia Limited

Public Release: 23-Sep-2004
British scientists zero in on the birth of the universe
British scientists from the University of Cambridge and the University of Exeter discovered that the evolution of the Universe was much slower than previously thought. Dr. Andrew Bunker, who studied images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, will present the results at a NASA workshop today at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md.
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'Code' breakers search Paris for fictional facts
Modern pilgrims prowl the streets of the city, using Dan Brown's novel as a map to the 'truth.' By Peter Ford
http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0924/p01s04-woeu.html?s=hns
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