Archive: 10/23/2009

Learning the risks for stroke -- and taking action

The theme of this year's World Stroke Day on 29th October is "What can I do?". As the World Stroke Organization says, everyone can do something: learn to recognise symptoms and take action, learn to recognise the risk factors ...

Oct 23, 2009
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Africa world's fastest growing mobile phone market

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mobile phone subscriptions in Africa have defied the world economic crisis by growing faster than in any other region of the world since 2003, according to a United Nations report published ...

Oct 23, 2009
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Highlight: Capturing quasiparticles

(PhysOrg.com) -- A physics research team from the University of St Andrews and Cornell University in the USA has managed to 'photograph' the traces left by orbiting electrons in a special oxide material, and their observations ...

Oct 23, 2009
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'Dutch' Batavians more Roman than thought

The Batavians, who lived in the Netherlands at the start of the Christian era were far more Roman than was previously thought. After just a few decades of Roman occupation, the Batavians had become so integrated that they ...

Oct 23, 2009
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