Archive: 18/02/2008

Scientists create gecko-inspired bandage

MIT researchers and colleagues have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by gecko lizards that may soon join sutures and staples as a basic operating room tool for patching up surgical wounds or internal injuries.

dateFeb 18, 2008 in Other
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Where will we find the next generation of engineers?

A new study that examines the number of engineering graduates coming out of our nation’s engineering schools reveals a mixed picture of how prepared each state is for meeting the need for high-tech workers in the coming ...

dateFeb 18, 2008 in Other
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Child obesity seen as fueled by Spanish language tv ads

Spanish-language television is bombarding children with so many fast-food commercials that it may be fueling the rising obesity epidemic among Latino youth, according to research led by pediatricians from the Johns Hopkins ...

dateFeb 18, 2008 in Health
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