Archive: 05/20/2010

Oil self-regulates around globe

(AP) -- The U.S. government is not alone in ceding responsibility to the oil industry for the design of key safety features on offshore rigs, a trend coming under scrutiny worldwide following the deadly blowout ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Environment
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Nations pledge crackdown on online alcohol ads

(AP) -- Countries around the world are pledging to get tough with companies that market beer and liquor on social media networks such as Facebook, warning that such promotions threaten to entice a new generation into harmful ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Synthetic eye prosthesis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Donor corneas are a rarity: In Germany alone, each year roughly 7,000 patients wait for that miniscule piece of tissue. An implant made of plastic may soon offer patients -- especially those ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Medical research
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Mini-projectors -- maximum performance

(PhysOrg.com) -- The number of mini-projector devotees keeps growing. The combination of a new kind of optical structure with high-performance LEDs enables completely new compact and brilliant lighting and ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Engineering
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