Archive: 09/19/2008

Researcher micro-sizes genetics testing

Using new "lab on a chip" technology, James Landers hopes to create a hand-held device that may eventually allow physicians, crime scene investigators, pharmacists, even the general public to quickly and inexpensively ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in
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'Wii-habilitation': Using video games to heal burns

( -- Video games, often regarded as mindless entertainment for lethargic children and teens, are proving to be an effective new tool to motivate patients to perform rehabilitation exercises.

dateSep 19, 2008 in Other
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Out of joint

As America's Baby Boomers jog into the 21st century, joint pain from the most common form of arthritis continues to be a number one disabler. Until now, there has been no way to diagnose the disease until it reaches an advanced ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Important Twist in Supercapacitor Research

( -- Car batteries as we know them today may soon be relics. Storing energy in clunky containers with limited shelf lives has plagued car makers and military engineers who need lightweight, powerful ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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Pollen Alert!

When you stroll through your front door in the morning, does the yellow haze coating the porch send you leaping back into the house? Can the mere word "pollen" make you start to sniffle, sneeze and reach for ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Medical research
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Taming Europe’s robots (Robot Special part 1)

( -- Europe is the world leader for industrial robotics, but its leading corporations and research institute’s need to co-operate more closely to ensure that the continent also leads the world ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Robotics
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