Archive: 05/15/2009

The Next Best Thing to You

(PhysOrg.com) -- Have you ever wished you could be in two places at once? Perhaps you've had the desire to create a copy of yourself that could stand in for you at a meeting, freeing you up to work on more ...

May 15, 2009
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World's observatories watching 'cool' star

The Whole Earth Telescope (WET), a worldwide network of observatories coordinated by the University of Delaware, is synchronizing its lenses to provide round-the-clock coverage of a cooling star. As the star ...

May 15, 2009
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Crusading NY health chief picked to head CDC

(AP) -- For seven years, Dr. Thomas Frieden has been the nagging conscience of the nation's biggest city, the man who made sure New Yorkers couldn't smoke in bars or eat french fries cooked in artery-clogging ...

May 15, 2009
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Yahoo is Going Portuguese Hound to Outwit Twitter

Brazil, a Portuguese speaking country is the 10th largest economy in the world and Yahoo has decided to get in on the action by coming up with a clone Twitter. The economic down-turn has affected Brazil to ...

May 15, 2009 weblog
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Super-efficient Transistor Material Predicted

(PhysOrg.com) -- New work by condensed-matter theorists at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory points to a material that could one day be used to ...

May 15, 2009
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Picture is cloudy over virtual colon exam

The federal government's decision this week to not reimburse for high-tech colonoscopy exams may pose trouble for emerging companies that specialize in managing complex data from increasingly powerful imaging machines.

May 15, 2009
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