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Alzheimers drug fails study but flashes potential

Alzheimer’s drug fails study but flashes potential

By TOM MURPHY The Associated Press
Published Aug 24, 2012 11:54AM MDT
Indianapolis • A possible Alzheimer’s disease treatment from drugmaker Eli Lilly missed the main goals of two late-stage studies, but the treatment showed some potential for slowing memory decline in patients with mild cases of the mind-robbing condition. Shares of the Lilly climbed Friday after the Indianapolis company announced what could be a step toward...


Samsung gets partial patent win in S. Korean court

Samsung gets partial patent win in S. Korean court

By YOUKYUNG LEE The Associated Press
Published Aug 24, 2012 11:54AM MDT
Seoul, South Korea • South Korea’s Samsung won a home court ruling in its global smartphone battle against Apple on Friday when judges in Seoul said the company didn’t copy the look and feel of the U.S. company’s iPhone, and that Apple infringed on Samsung’s wireless technology. However, in a split decision on...


Farmers grappling with Hurricane Irene even a year later

Farmers grappling with Hurricane Irene even a year later

By LISA RATHKE and GEORGE M. WALSH The Associated Press
Published Aug 24, 2012 11:54AM MDT
Waitsfield, Vt. • A year after Hurricane Irene swept away topsoil and crops and replaced them with rocks and contaminants, farmers from North Carolina to Vermont are rebounding but still grappling with the aftermath — on top of an early spring followed by cold snaps, a dry summer and...