Archive: 03/16/2011

Rocking the vote from rocking chairs

For seniors, voting can be difficult: standing with a walker or cane in the voting booth, struggling to read the tiny print on the ballot or trying to punch the tiny button to vote for the intended. Despite the desire to ...

dateMar 16, 2011 in Economics & Business
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A 'check engine' light for the human body?

Imagine a sensor implanted in your body that signals when you're getting sick -- almost like the "check engine" light in a car. That scenario sounds like pure fantasy, but it may be closer to reality than many people think, ...

dateMar 16, 2011 in Other
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Researchers use light to move molecules

Using a light-triggered chemical tool, Johns Hopkins scientists report that they have refined a means of moving individual molecules around inside living cells and sending them to exact locations at precise times.

dateMar 16, 2011 in Other
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