Archive: 19/03/2010

Will Asian-language smokers use a tobacco quitline?

Telephone counseling programs for smoking cessation, popularly known as "quitlines," are an increasingly common way for smokers to quit. Every state in the U.S. now has one. However, most of them provide counseling services ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Other
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New deep water ocean simulator available at SwRI

A new hyperbaric test chamber for items that require high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) testing is now available for use at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). The deepwater ocean simulator is capable of attaining pressures ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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A blue gem for greener fuel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sapphire, a brilliant blue gemstone most familiar in jewelry, may soon play an important part in making coal a cleaner fuel source.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Engineering
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All birds use the same navigation system

How do birds find their way when they fly? Scientists resolved this question a couple of years ago at DESY with the synchrotron radiation source DORIS III, when they discovered structures containing iron in the beaks of homing ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Gaming - step by step

(PhysOrg.com) -- For one University of Alberta professor, making the move from California to Edmonton turned out to be the first step in becoming involved with an award-winning video game.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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