Archive: 06/10/2006

Secondhand smoke costs billions

Medical and economic costs associated with secondhand smoke's effect on non-smokers in the United States could be $6 billion, a recent study shows.

dateOct 06, 2006 in Health
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Why Are There Wars Without End

Even as events took place in September recognizing this year's International Day of Peace, most people would concede that some conflicts seem impossible to resolve. Indeed, of the twenty major armed conflicts waged around ...

dateOct 06, 2006 in Other
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Skin ages differently for men, women

Researchers at Germany's Friedrich Schiller University, using an experimental measuring device, suggest that men's and women's skin age at different rates.

dateOct 06, 2006 in Health
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NASA Performs Headcount of Local Black Holes

NASA scientists using the Swift satellite have conducted the first complete census of galaxies with active, central black holes, a project that scanned the entire sky several times over a nine-month period.

dateOct 06, 2006 in Astronomy
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