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.

dateAug 03, 2009 in Environment
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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 ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Health
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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 ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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