Archive: 09/18/2009

Using magnetism to turn drugs on and off

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many medical conditions, such as chronic pain, cancer and diabetes, require medications that cannot be taken orally, but must be dosed intermittently, on an as-needed basis, over a long period ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Tech tools will keep you in the NFL game

Last Sunday was the first Sunday of the NFL season, and if you are a football fan, technology offers lots of ways to indulge your passion, especially if you cheer for a team in another city.

dateSep 18, 2009 in Other
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Antioxidant controls spinal cord development

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have discovered how one antioxidant protein controls the activity of another protein, critical for the development of spinal cord neurons. The research, publishing this ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Pedestrian crossings could be monitored

A team of researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) has developed an intelligent surveillance system able to detect aberrant behaviour by drivers and people on foot crossing pedestrian ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Engineering
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Program does impressive file size reductions

We intuitively understand the value of being able to make things smaller without sacrificing performance. The endeavor produces smaller speakers with bigger sound and a host of portable electronic devices such as digital ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Software
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Understand the Arctic before exploiting it

America's Arctic has long been a place of myth and dream, where the Inupiat Eskimos have thrived, explorers endured and artists found inspiration. While competing visions of the Arctic have clashed in the past, we are now ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Environment
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