Archive: 20/02/2008

Calls to doctor's office may delay stroke treatment

Calling a primary care doctor instead of 9-1-1 at the first sign of a stroke can delay patients from reaching an emergency room during the most critical period — the first three hours after onset of stroke symptoms, researchers ...

dateFeb 20, 2008 in Other
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Study shows effects of vitamin D and skin's physiology

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that previtamin D3 production varies depending on several factors including skin type and weather conditions. The study will appear in the March 2008 ...

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Fiber-optic booster on a chip

More and more of our communications -- from text messages to high-definition television -- travel over optical fiber. At last count the United States was crisscrossed by more than 80 million miles of it, with some 225 million ...

dateFeb 20, 2008 in General Physics
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Drifting off to sleep

Researchers studying the resting behaviour of wild sperm whales have found evidence that whales literally 'drift' off to sleep.

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