Archive: 12/2/2010

Hot embossing glass -- to the nearest micrometer

The lens is what matters: if lens arrays could be made of glass, it would be possible to make more conveniently sized projectors. Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a process that allows this key component ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Engineering
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Meditation isn't just about relaxing

Meditation is a brain-boosting, stress-busting activity that is now embraced by everyone from the U.S. military to corporate executives. And if you're living a busy, hectic life - and can't fathom finding time to sit ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Rich getting richer, data shows

A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), using data provided by McMaster economist Mike Veall, suggests that Canada's richest continue to get richer at a much faster ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Zynga buys rising mobile game star Newtoy

Zynga, king of online social networking games, is following its fans onto smartphones and other mobile devices with the acquisition Thursday of rising social play star Newtoy.

dateDec 02, 2010 in Business
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Saving lives with fast sepsis testing

Blood poisoning can be fatal. If you suffer from sepsis, you used to have to wait as much as 48 hours for laboratory findings. A new diagnostic platform as big as a credit card will now supply the analysis ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Little room left for fisheries

The Earth has run out of room to expand fisheries, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia researchers that charts the systemic expansion of industrialized fisheries.

dateDec 02, 2010 in Ecology
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