Archive: 13/08/2010

'The age of electronic medicine'

( -- As part of its new iMedEd Initiative, the medical school has developed a comprehensive, iPad-based curriculum, reinventing how medicine is taught in the 21st century and becoming the first in the nation to ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Other
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Social networking for innovators

New collaboration and strategic innovation tools developed by European researchers will help fast-track creative ideas by networking the most competent people to tackle the job.

dateAug 13, 2010 in Software
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The nano world of Shrinky Dinks

The magical world of Shrinky Dinks -- an arts and crafts material used by children since the 1970s -- has taken up residence in a Northwestern University laboratory. A team of nanoscientists is using the flexible plastic ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Ocean's color affects hurricane paths

A change in the color of ocean waters could have a drastic effect on the prevalence of hurricanes, new research indicates. In a simulation of such a change in one region of the North Pacific, the study finds that hurricane ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Decadal survey of astronomy and astrophysics

A new report by the National Research Council identifies the highest- priority research activities for astronomy and astrophysics in the next decade that will "set the nation firmly on the path to answering profound questions ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Astronomy
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