Archive: 04/20/2011

Internet 'Right to be Forgotten' debate hits Spain

(AP) -- Their ranks include a plastic surgeon, a prison guard and a high school principal. All are Spanish, but have little else in common except this: They want old Internet references about them that pop up in Google searches ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Internet
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How can we measure infants' pain after an operation?

It turns out to be difficult to find out exactly how much a child who cannot yet speak suffers after a surgical operation. Researchers at the University Hospital of La Paz, in Madrid, have validated the 'Llanto' ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Other
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Toward new medications for chronic brain diseases

A needle-in-the-haystack search through nearly 390,000 chemical compounds had led scientists to a substance that can sneak through the protective barrier surrounding the brain with effects promising for new drugs for Parkinson's ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Biochemistry
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World's smallest and slimmest vein sensor

Fujitsu today announced its achievement of the world's smallest and slimmest contact-free vein authentication sensor out of the previous plethora of vein authentication devices including those for the finger ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Engineering
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More than two million first orbits

Since its release on 12 April, the film recreating Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight has been seen almost 2.6 million times. Much of the footage was shot aboard the Space Station by ESA astronaut Paolo ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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The secret lives of boys

Harvard alumna Niobe Way sharpened the debate around the emotional capacities of boys and girls with an intimate look at teen relationships during a Harvard discussion on April 14.

dateApr 20, 2011 in Social Sciences
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