Archive: 02/03/2011

Mathematicians design bone implants for the future

A team of mathematicians from The University of Queensland has helped design a prototype for a new generation of bone implants that could potentially reduce surgery and rehabilitation times, as well as provide a solution ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Mathematics
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STAR TRAK for February 2011

Jupiter will be the only bright planet visible as evening twilight fades during February, coming into view in the southwest. At mid-northern latitudes, this will be the last month until July when Jupiter will ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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US Senate beats back Obama health law repeal bid

President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the US Senate defeated Wednesday a Republican push to repeal his landmark health care overhaul, likely leaving its fate in the hands of the courts.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Health
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Researchers criticize AIDS spending, stigma

(AP) -- Nearly 3 million lives have been saved by HIV/AIDS treatment but scare resources are being misspent and stigma is still keeping the most vulnerable from seeking help, according to a new book by researchers commissioned ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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Phosphorus: too much or too little?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fertilizer is rarely an inspiration for an art show, but this week at Arizona State University (ASU), sustainability, fertilizer and phosphorus scarcity will provide fuel for creative vision.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Environment
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