Archive: 18/12/2009

Disordered eating may affect 10 to 15 percent of women

Several maladaptive eating behaviors, beyond anorexia, can affect women. Indeed, some 10 to 15 percent of women have maladaptive eating behaviours and attitudes according to new study from the Université de Montréal ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Health
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Analysts warn that FTC suit could damage Intel

The Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit against Intel Wednesday -- the most far-reaching in a string of recent regulatory actions -- poses a huge threat to the Santa Clara, Calif., chip giant and could reshape the semiconductor ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Business
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Light-Driven Nanorod Could Roll on Water

( -- In a recent study, researchers have examined the possibility of rolling a nanorod on the surface of water. On the macroscale, perhaps the closest analogy might be the sport of logrolling, in which two competitors ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Nanophysics feature
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Physicists see through the opaque with 'T-rays'

"T-rays" may make X-rays obsolete as a means of detecting bombs on terrorists or illegal drugs on traffickers, among other uses, contends a Texas A&M physicist who is helping lay the theoretical groundwork to make the concept ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in General Physics
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