Archive: 11/05/2009

Nanotechnology: A risky frontier?

Inside a cramped back room at Rushford Hypersonic, a start-up headquartered in southeastern Minnesota, sits a cube-like machine that throws a mean atomic fastball. At the push of a button, the reactor hurls atoms toward a ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Frequent flower buyers seek product variety

Florists and other retailers who sell flowers and plants can now add another tool to their marketing kit. A recent study of "consumption values" may help them understand what influences consumers' choices in regard to floral ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Other
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Genetic tests for UK asylum seekers draw criticism

(AP) -- Britain is using genetic tests on some African asylum seekers in an effort to catch those who are lying about their nationality, drawing criticism from scientists and provoking outrage from rights ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Genetics
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Medical aid group raises alarm about AIDS funding

(AP) -- The global recession and pressure to divert funds to other health crises are hurting the fight against AIDS, a medical group warned Thursday, with one health worker saying he feared a return to the days when the ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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