Archive: 09/21/2010

Freshman weight gain: Women with heavy roommates gain less

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new University of Michigan study finds that college women with roommates who weigh more than average gain less weight during their freshman year than women with slimmer roommates: half a pound versus 2.5 ...

Sep 21, 2010
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Robots could improve everyday life, do chores

(PhysOrg.com) -- They're mundane, yet daunting tasks: Tidying a messy room. Assembling a bookshelf from a kit of parts. Fetching a hairbrush for someone who can't do it herself. What if a robot could do it ...

Sep 21, 2010
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EU aims to comply with WTO ruling on tech tariffs

(AP) -- The European Union signaled Tuesday that it was prepared to scrap tariffs on billions dollars (euros) worth of high-tech exports from the United States, Japan and Taiwan, which were ruled illegal by the World Trade ...

Sep 21, 2010
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