Archive: 09/1/2009

Moon Rock Turns Out to be Fake

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Dutch national Rijksmuseum made an embarrassing announcement last week that one of its most loved possessions, a moon rock, is a fake -- just an old piece of petrified wood that's never ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Space Exploration weblog
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Study: 1 in 10 binge drinkers get on the road

(AP) -- One in 10 binge drinkers got behind the wheel the last time they drank heavily. And half of those drivers left from a bar, restaurant or nightclub after downing five or more drinks, a new study has found.

dateSep 01, 2009 in Health
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Telemonitoring: A bridge to personalized medicine

An increasing number of heart failure patients are treated with a number of complex devices, i.e. cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). Recently completed and ongoing clinical trials such as MADIT-CRT and EchoCRT provide ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Other
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Google Chrome gets boost with Sony tie-up

Sony said Tuesday that its Vaio-brand computers sold in the United States would have Google's Chrome as their default Internet browser, boosting the search engine giant's fight against rival Microsoft.

dateSep 01, 2009 in Internet
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Is Tetris good for the brain?

Brain imaging shows playing Tetris leads to a thicker cortex and may also increase brain efficiency, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Research Notes. A research team based in ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Shifting Baselines Confound River Restoration

Steep reductions in the abundance of fish, shellfish, and other aquatic fauna in recent centuries are not restricted to animals that live in the sea: historical records show that species in rivers and lakes worldwide also ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Ecology
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