Archive: 10/16/2009

Forget dieting over the holidays

(PhysOrg.com) -- Changing your focus from dieting to living healthy during the holidays boosts the chances of maintaining your perfect weight.

Oct 16, 2009
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Bacterium with grabber arms stops intruders

Bacteria in drinks such as Vifit stop pathogens by using grabber-like arms to cling onto intestinal walls. This discovery is made by a group of Finnish, Belgium and Dutch researchers, under the coordination of Prof. Willem ...

Oct 16, 2009
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Looming sounds boost visual perception

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether it’s the sound of a speeding car approaching from out of the blue, or the faint echo of footsteps following you along a dark street, such looming sounds not only make our ears prick ...

Oct 16, 2009
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Be overweight and live longer

Contrary to what was previously assumed, overweight is not increasing the overall death rate in the German population.

Oct 16, 2009
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Cars that Run on Cow Power?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Race cars have long provided a testing ground for driving technology that we eventually see in passenger cars on the road. To this end, an engineering team in Lancashire, England, is hoping ...

Oct 16, 2009 weblog
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