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2nd baby born with HIV possibly cured by early treatment

By Ripple Effect Social Magazine

A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment – in this instance, four hours after birth.

Doctors revealed the case Wednesday at an AIDS conference in Boston. The girl was born in suburban Los Angeles last April, a month after researchers announced the first case from Mississippi.

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Microsoft may unveil Office for iPad on March 27

By: Ripple Effect Social Magazine

People buy the new Apple iPad Air at the Apple Store in New York City.

Microsoft Corp CEO Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company’s Office software suite on March 27, a source told Reuters, potentially using his first major press outing to launch the company’s most profitable product for Apple Inc‘s popular tablet.

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Google must move mystery barge from San Francisco Bay after complaints

By: Ripple Effect Social Magazine ~ Associated Press

A state agency says the company must move its barge from a construction site because the permits are not in order. San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission reports receiving multiple complaints about the construction of the floating, four-story building.

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WAKE UP AND SMELL THE BACON … WITH A BACON APP

By Ripple Effect Social Magazine ~ Associated Press

Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?

There’s an app for that.

Oscar Mayer says it has created a bacon-scented app for the iPhone, developed by the Madison-based company’s Institute for the Advancement of Bacon.

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Tesla speeds ahead with plans for $35K electric car

By Dana Hull

Tesla has proved it can make an expensive electric car, but it has not yet met its goal of making an affordable one. Its long-term success may hinge on its ability to drive down battery and manufacturing costs and create a car in the $35,000 price range.

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NASA PLOTS DARING FLIGHT TO JUPITER’S WATERY MOON

By: Ripple Effect Social Magazine Associated Press

— NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter’s watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.

The space agency set aside $15 million in its 2015 budget proposal to start planning some kind of mission to Europa. No details have been decided yet, but NASA chief financial officer Elizabeth Robinson said Tuesday that it would be launched in the mid-2020s.

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