Archive: 08/17/2007

Nanowire Coating for Bone Implants, Stents

University of Arkansas researchers have found a simple, inexpensive way to create a nanowire coating on the surface of biocompatible titanium that can be used to create more effective surfaces for hip replacement, ...

dateAug 17, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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Probing Question: Are artists born or taught?

In 17th century Rome, the Baroque painter Orazio Gentileschi gave all his children the finest art education available. But only one of them -- his daughter Artemisia -- developed into an artist. In fact, Artemisia matched ...

dateAug 17, 2007 in Other
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IBM Ships Lotus Notes and Domino 8

IBM announced that after two years in development and testing by more than 25,000 businesses around the world, Lotus Notes 8 and Lotus Domino 8 will be generally available today, Friday, August 17. IBM Lotus ...

dateAug 17, 2007 in Software
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Loneliness is bad for your health

Two University of Chicago psychologists, Louise Hawkley and John Cacioppo, have been trying to disentangle social isolation, loneliness, and the physical deterioration and diseases of aging, right down to the cellular level.

dateAug 17, 2007 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Food supply affects bacteria's response to temperature

As a population of bacteria grows, it can become desperate. When their food supply dwindles, bacteria must either forage for new sources of nutrients or slow their metabolism. That’s why, at a critical bacterial concentration, ...

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