Archive: 04/21/2009

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

Computer engineers at Washington University in St. Louis are bringing the minimalist approach to medical care and computing by coupling USB-based ultrasound probe technology with a smartphone, enabling a compact, ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Engineering
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Humanity's earliest written works go online

(AP) -- National libraries and the U.N. education agency put some of humanity's earliest written works online Tuesday, from ancient Chinese oracle bones to the first European map of the New World.

dateApr 21, 2009 in Internet
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Pharmacies plan to translate drug instructions

(AP) -- Five major pharmacy chains agreed Tuesday to print drug instructions at their New York stores in five languages other than English and indicated that they plan to expand the option to other states.

dateApr 21, 2009 in Medications
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New Features Found in Einstein's Brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- When one thinks of Einstein, it is natural to assume that obviously his brain differed from that of the average person. And, ever since Thomas Harvey, a pathologist in Princeton, removed Einste ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Medical research weblog
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Web-only newspapers? Don't junk the presses yet

More than a half-a-dozen newspapers in the United States and Europe have gone "Web only" in the past year in a bid to stave off bankruptcy. But the first cold-eyed analysis of this approach is not encouraging.

dateApr 21, 2009 in Internet
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