Archive: 10/13/2010

Methanol: The fuel of the future?

Tapped by USC in 1977 during the world oil crisis to start a hydrocarbon institute from the ground floor, George Olah headed west, where he was more than up for the challenge. Olah, the Distinguished Professor of Chemistry ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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The benefits of space technology for dentists

Dentists and their patients will soon benefit from a tiny new high-resolution X-ray camera. A Swedish company has adapted an advanced technique used for miniaturising space hardware to make a visit to the ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Engineering
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Consensus reached on use of Parkinson's treatment

Since the late 1990s, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has proven to be a lifeline for some patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, a cruel neurological disorder that can cause lack of control over movement, poor balance ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Figuring out suicidal behavior

Matthew Nock is the son of an auto mechanic, a Harley-Davidson aficionado, and the first member of his family to graduate from college. He’s now also a tenured member of the Harvard faculty.

dateOct 13, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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