Archive: 23/04/2009

A Hummer That Gets 100 MPG?

( -- One of the more interesting vehicles unveiled at the the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit is an electric Hummer that gets, according to its developer Raser Technologies, 100 miles ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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Personality traits contribute to 'placebo effect'

( -- Researchers at McGill University have found for the first time that novelty seeking personality types enjoy a stronger “placebo response,” or pain relief caused by the administration of a sham treatment, ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Neuroscience
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ACLU: US Attorney OK'd GPS to track cell phones

(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey under Christopher Christie, now a GOP gubernatorial candidate, tracked the whereabouts of citizens through their cell phones without ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Telecom
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