Archive: 13/01/2010

Why Haiti keeps getting hammered by disasters

(AP) -- When it comes to natural disasters, Haiti seems to have a bull's-eye on it. That's because of a killer combination of geography, poverty, social problems, slipshod building standards and bad luck, experts say.

dateJan 13, 2010 in Environment
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Nanoparticle Cocktail Targets and Kills Tumors

A team of researchers from two of the National Cancer Institute's Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence have teamed up to develop a "cocktail" of different nanometer-sized particles that work in concert within the bloodstream ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Silver Crucial For WWII Bomb

In the middle of World War II, Secretary of War Henry Stimson asked Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau if he could borrow some of the government's silver on repository in West Point, N.Y. With metal in high demand for weaponry, ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Materials Science
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