Archive: 06/17/2009

A sonic boom in the world of lasers

It was an idea born out of curiosity in the physics lab, but now a new type of ‘laser’ for generating ultra-high frequency sound waves instead of light has taken a major step towards becoming a unique and highly useful ...

Jun 17, 2009
4.8 / 5 (23) 6

Researchers develop new method to study gambling addictions

UBC researchers have created the world's first animal laboratory experiment to successfully model human gambling. The advance will help scientists develop and test new treatments for gambling addictions, a devastating condition ...

Jun 17, 2009
not rated yet 1

Senators dig in on massive health care legislation

(AP) -- Eye-popping new cost estimates for President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the U.S. health care system are forcing majority Democrats to scale back their plans to subsidize coverage for the uninsured.

Jun 17, 2009
not rated yet 0