Archive: 07/10/2007

UIC and Japanese chemists close in on molecular switch

The electronics industry believes that when it comes to circuits, smaller is better -- and many foresee a future where electrical switches and circuits will be as tiny as single molecules.

Jul 10, 2007
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Obesity rates continue to climb in the United States

The U.S. obesity prevalence increased from 13 percent to 32 percent between the 1960s and 2004, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Human Nutrition.

Jul 10, 2007
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Average major league career: 5.6 years

U.S. researchers say the average career of a major league baseball player is 5.6 years, with 1-in-5 position players having only a single-year career.

Jul 10, 2007
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