Archive: 10/2/2007

Nanotechnology: not just for geeks

Say “nanotechnology,” and geeks imagine iPhones, laptops and flash drives. But more than 60 percent of the 580 products in a newly updated inventory of nanotechnology consumer products are such “un-geeky” items as ...

dateOct 02, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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U.S. airline data available on the Web

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the International Center for Air Transportation have created a comprehensive Web collection of airline data.

dateOct 02, 2007 in Other
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The family that eats together stays healthy together

In this fast-paced world, it can be a challenge for families to find time to share a meal. But a nutritionist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences says sitting down to eat as a family is worth juggling your schedule.

dateOct 02, 2007 in Health
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Menace in a bottle: Detecting liquid explosives

After the plot to blow up trans-Atlantic airlines with liquid explosives was uncovered in London in August 2006, there has been pressure on the airline industry, and Homeland Security, to find new ways to ...

dateOct 02, 2007 in Engineering
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FDA approves knee-injury device for humans

A new knee-surgery device investigated by University of Missouri-Columbia researchers that will help to repair meniscus tears, which were previously defined as irreparable, has been approved by the FDA for use in humans.

dateOct 02, 2007 in Other
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New clinical guideline for low-back pain

A summary of evidence on the diagnosis and treatment of low-back pain has prompted the American Pain Society (ASP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) to issue a new treatment guideline. The guideline is based on ...

dateOct 02, 2007 in Other
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