Archive: 02/23/2009

Engineering students score a slam dunk (Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- When a 240-pound forward slam dunks a basketball, some fans probably wonder how much force is being generated into the goal. Students at Clemson University now can answer that question with ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Engineering
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Many Tricks Can Save Electricity

The electric bill this winter is more than a car payment, and you've decided to take action. But if you're not well-schooled, it's best to take some advice from the pros before stalking heat-saving products up and down the ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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A steep(ing) learning curve on tea

It's true that, unlike the rest of the world, Americans more often drink our tea instant and iced. But a revolution is brewing. We're warming up to the beneficial qualities of tea, the second most popular drink on the planet ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Health
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Study Links Internet Addiction to Aggression in Teens

(PhysOrg.com) -- Armed with the findings of a new study, Taiwanese researchers suggest parents and educators pay more attention to children’s online habits because Internet-addicted teens seem more prone to aggression. ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Health
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2008 Was Earth's Coolest Year Since 2000

(PhysOrg.com) -- Climatologists at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City have found that 2008 was the coolest year since 2000. The GISS analysis also showed that 2008 is the ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Environment
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Study challenges popular image of dingo

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent study of dingoes in the Blue Mountains challenges the postcard image of dingoes as only being white pawed and sandy coloured.

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