Archive: 02/25/2010

MSU students take aim at bear spray canisters

Visitors to national parks and forests are encouraged to use bear spray when they encounter grizzlies, but disposing of the bear spray canisters is a problem that three Montana State University engineering students addressed ...

Feb 25, 2010
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Basic quantum computing circuit built

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created an atomic circuit that may help quantum ...

Feb 25, 2010
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Water Quality Model Passes Another Test

(PhysOrg.com) -- A test of the SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool) model on a small watershed with poor water quality in Maryland showed that the model accurately estimated pollutant levels over the long ...

Feb 25, 2010
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Quantity More Important than Quality for Adult Sleep

(PhysOrg.com) -- For years, it has been thought that senior citizens don't require as much sleep as younger adults. However, a study at the University of California San Diego is turning that assumption on ...

Feb 25, 2010 weblog
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Personalized medicine in warfarin therapy

Researchers from the Ohio State University have developed a rapid, multiplexed genotyping method to identify the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that affect warfarin dose. The related report by Yang et al, "Rapid ...

Feb 25, 2010
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