Archive: 08/03/2009

Higher gas prices help reduce emissions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Less driving and greater vehicle fuel economy aren't the only byproducts of higher gas prices—lower carbon dioxide emissions is another benefit, say University of Michigan researchers.

Aug 03, 2009
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Software solution identifies skills gaps in the workplace

(PhysOrg.com) -- Training employees to do their jobs effectively is something many companies would like to - and need to - improve. Now European researchers are developing software tools to ensure skills gaps are identified ...

Aug 03, 2009
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When Mom Dates, Dad Stops Visiting His Kids

New research from the Journal of Marriage and Family shows that children born outside of marriage are less likely to be visited by their father when the mother is involved in a new romantic relationship. Many children born out ...

Aug 03, 2009
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Insurance, medical provider do not assure asthma control

It is widely believed that providing better access to medical care can improve the health of Americans. New research at National Jewish Health indicates, however, that having insurance and a medical provider is not enough ...

Aug 03, 2009
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Self-healing surfaces

The engineers' dream of self-healing surfaces has taken another step towards becoming reality -- researchers have produced a electroplated layer that contains tiny nanometer-sized capsules. If the layer is ...

Aug 03, 2009
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