Archive: 11/16/2009

Taking a Bite of Antarctic Ice

Scientists with NASA’s IceBite project are heading this week for University Valley, a hanging valley perched more than 1600 feet (more than 1 mile) above sea level in Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valleys. ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Text message reminders can encourage healthy action

People who received daily text messages reminding them to apply sunscreen were nearly twice as likely to use it as those who did not receive such messages, a new study led by a UC Davis Health System dermatologist has found. ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Health
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Uninsured more likely to die after trauma

Americans without health insurance appear more likely to die following admission to the hospital for trauma than those with health care coverage, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Surgery.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Health
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