Archive: 26/01/2009

Comet impact theory disproved

New data, published today, disproves the recent theory that a large comet exploded over North America 12,900 years ago, causing a shock wave that travelled across North America at hundreds of kilometres per hour and triggering ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Study compares exercise regimens for obese older adults

Sedentary, obese older adults appear to improve their functional abilities and reduce insulin resistance through a combination of resistance and aerobic exercises, according to a report in the January 26 issue of Archives ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Health
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Study links gridlock to slow job growth

( -- Commuters well versed in the physical and psychological tolls of traffic congestion can now add an economic effect to the list. A new UC Irvine study found that places with sluggish commutes - usually an ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Other
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Does Smokeless Tobacco Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes?

( -- Some smokers say they just can’t quit cigarettes. But previous studies of smokers in Sweden have suggested that many have done just that, by switching to smokeless tobacco. While not without health risks, ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Health
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