Archive: 06/21/2010

Too Many Children Hit By Cars This Summer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pediatric Emergency experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt say they are very concerned about the number of children who have been hit by cars since schools let ...

Jun 21, 2010
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Comet Visible During Brief Visit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Comet McNaught is quickly approaching the sun this week, but it is visible with binoculars or telescopes in the early hours before dawn. The best views are away from city lights, according ...

Jun 21, 2010
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Scientists get a look at the birth of the Milky Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, a team of astronomers has succeeded in investigating the earliest phases of the evolutionary history of our home Galaxy, the Milky Way. The scientists, from the Argelander ...

Jun 21, 2010
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Inconspicuous consumption: Insiders vs. outsiders

Why would a consumer spend $10,000 on a handbag that doesn't identify the brand, when most observers would confuse it with a $50 alternative? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that high-end consumers don't ...

Jun 21, 2010
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