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- U.S. to use 'modesty' airport scannersThe US Transportation Security Administration began testing new airport scanner software Tuesday that produces less revealing images of travelers, the agency reports.
- WikiLeaks among nominees for Nobel Peace PrizeAnti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has been nominated for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian politician said on Wednesday, the agency reports.
- Simple life changes could stop millions of cancersScientists claim simple life changes could prevent millions of cancers, the agency reports.
- Egypt arrests human rights employeesEgyptian police have arrested employees of Amnesty International and other human rights organizations, the agency reports.
- World food prices hit record highWorld food prices increased to an all-time high in January, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the agency reports.
- Artificial blood vessels to revolutionize cardiac bypass surgeryUS scientists believe they can produce artificial blood vessels for use in heart bypass surgery, the agency reports.
- Facebook cautious after its role in EgyptFacebook is now being cautious after its role it played in protests against President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, the agency reports.
- Scientists develop the 'cyberhug'Scientists have become closer to making a hug across cyberspace a reality, the agency reports.
- Mice trained to detect explosivesMice are trained to detect explosives for airport security, the agency reports.