Archive: 04/26/2011

Evidence of medical complicity in torture at Guantanamo Bay

Inspection of medical records, case files, and legal affidavits provides compelling evidence that medical personnel who treated detainees at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) failed to inquire and/or document causes of physical injuries ...

Apr 26, 2011
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In the wake of the wind

On the Front Range within the Rocky Mountains, prevailing winds sweep eastward over the mountains smack into the National Wind Technology Center.

Apr 26, 2011
4.8 / 5 (6) 12 | with audio podcast

Building a better battery

(PhysOrg.com) -- “What we are trying to do is put different pieces of a puzzle together,” said Argonne National Laboratory scientist Daniel P. Abraham. The puzzle is a lithium-rich compound material, ...

Apr 26, 2011
4.1 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

UA preparatory math goes virtual

The University of Arizona's math department is experimenting with a novel approach to early math instruction – one with a heavy emphasis on technology and peer-to-peer tutoring.

Apr 26, 2011
2.7 / 5 (3) 7 | with audio podcast

FDA says Vertex hepatitis drug is highly effective

(AP) -- Federal health officials say a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Vertex Pharmaceuticals successfully treats a clear majority of patients in less time than older medicines that have been used for 20 years.

Apr 26, 2011
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Life on a dollar a day

Imagine, for a moment, that you must live on 99 cents per day. How would you manage it? For roughly 850 million people around the globe, this is not a hypothetical question; those people really have daily ...

Apr 26, 2011
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T-38s soar as spaceflight trainers

Years before the space shuttle would glide home to a safe touchdown on runways in California and Florida, astronauts pitched the noses of T-38 jet trainers toward the same runways to find out what it would ...

Apr 26, 2011
5 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast