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Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia

By SETH BORENSTEIN | 07/22/14 02:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. Such work could eventually point to new treatments, although they are many years away. Already, the new results provide...
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Netflix tops 50M subscribers as 2Q earnings soar

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | 07/21/14 06:40 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from a hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time. The gains announced Monday include an additional 570,000 U.S. subscribers, slightly more...
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Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

By PETER SVENSSON | 07/21/14 10:47 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online. Starting Monday, all new subscribers will get "symmetrical" connections....
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