Archive: 14/10/2009

Report: Unsafe abortions kill 70,000 annually

(AP) -- Increased contraceptive use has led to fewer abortions worldwide, but deaths from unsafe abortion remain a severe problem, killing 70,000 women a year, a research institute reported Tuesday in a major global survey.

dateOct 14, 2009 in Health
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Minn. city's get-healthy effort called a success

(AP) -- Hardware store owner and heart attack survivor Leo Aeikens spent most of his life with a hankering for meat, cheese and ice cream. But an ambitious effort aimed at making his entire southern Minnesota city healthier ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Health
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Grant to Design Neutrino Detector

( -- A consortium led by UC Davis physics professor Robert Svoboda will design the world's largest neutrino detector under a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the National Science Foundation.

dateOct 14, 2009 in General Physics
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Building Up Broken Bones

( -- Any one of the 8 million Americans who suffer bone fractures each year knows how hard it is to wait for the bones to knit, or heal. Bone healing is also important for integration of dental implants for people ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Materials Science
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