Archive: 11/2/2009

Solving Teapot Effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists from France have worked out why teapots dribble at low flow rates, and how to stop them. The effect is called the "teapot effect", and solving it could finally put an ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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Robot fish could monitor water quality

Nature inspires technology for an engineer and an ecologist teamed up at Michigan State University. They're developing robots that use advanced materials to swim like fish to probe underwater environments.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Robotics
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UN: $39 billion needed for pneumonia

(AP) -- To fight pneumonia, the world's top killer of children, United Nations officials say they need $39 billion (euro26.35 billion) over the next six years.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Health
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New group helps US monitor swine flu shot safety

(AP) -- Independent health advisers begin monitoring safety of the swine flu vaccine on Monday, an extra step the government promised in this year's unprecedented program to watch for possible side effects.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Health
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