Archive: 25/11/2008

Disclosure of medication can save a patient's life

Do you regularly take aspirin or antiplatelet medications? Do you know whether or not these drugs should be stopped before dental procedures or surgeries? According to a study published in the May/June issue of General Dentistry, ...

dateNov 25, 2008 in Other
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Saying 'Cheese' for More Effective Border Security

Facial recognition systems perform some very challenging tasks such as checking an individual’s photo against a database of known or suspected criminals. The task can become nearly impossible when the systems acquire poor ...

dateNov 25, 2008 in Engineering
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Bright idea illuminates LED standards

The lack of common measurement methods among light-emitting diode (LED) and lighting manufacturers has affected the commercialization of solid-state lighting products. In a recent paper, researchers at the National Institute ...

dateNov 25, 2008 in General Physics
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