Archive: 01/26/2009

Repeat pregnancies among UK teenagers on the increase

(PhysOrg.com) -- An expert in health services at The University of Nottingham is calling for urgent action to improve contraceptive advice and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United ...

Jan 26, 2009
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Carbon-Nanotube Memory that Really Competes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers in Finland have created a form of carbon-nanotube based information storage that is comparable in speed to a type of memory commonly used in memory cards and USB "jump" drives.

Jan 26, 2009 feature
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Plug that energy drain

January makes you want to eat potatoes, drink wine and sleep forever. The days are dark and short, seasonal depression causes fatigue and the couch is often far more inviting than the frigid outdoors.

Jan 26, 2009
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NYC to Construct Eco Tourist Island

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 2003, the state and city of New York bought Governor's Island from the federal government for $1. Once used as a military base by the US Army and Coast Guard, the 172-acre island located ...

Jan 26, 2009 weblog
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'Happiness gap' in the US narrows

Happiness inequality in the U.S. has decreased since the 1970s, according to research published this month in the Journal of Legal Studies.

Jan 26, 2009
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