Archive: 09/2/2009

Scientists cool gas by laser bombardment

Three decades ago, American and Finnish scientists came up with a very powerful method for cooling gases by "laser bombardment." Only now were physicists at the University of Bonn able to demonstrate that it actually works. ...

Sep 02, 2009
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Google pledges more blurring in Switzerland

(AP) -- Google Inc. said Wednesday its Street View service will blur some pictures from Switzerland even more after a Swiss official said the images were violating the country's strict privacy laws.

Sep 02, 2009
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Danaher buying MDS, Life Technologies unit

(AP) -- Danaher Corp. said Wednesday it will shed about twice as many existing jobs and plants as previously announced and also buy a global provider of medical instruments to analyze molecules.

Sep 02, 2009
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Deaths from unintentional injuries increase for many groups

While the total mortality rate from unintentional injury increased in the U.S. by 11 percent between 1999 and 2005, far larger increases were seen in some subgroups analyzed by age, race, ethnicity and type of injury by researchers ...

Sep 02, 2009
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