Archive: 27/12/2009

Disinfectants may promote growth of superbugs

Using disinfectants could cause bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics as well as the disinfectant itself, according to research published in the January issue of Microbiology. The findings could have important implications ...

dateDec 27, 2009 in Medical research
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Cell phone mania forces scramble for more airwaves

(AP) -- Wireless devices such as Apple's iPhone are transforming the way we go online, making it possible to look up driving directions, find the nearest coffee shop and update Facebook on the go. All this has a price - ...

dateDec 27, 2009 in Telecom
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Glider robot a sleek ocean explorer

The sea was heaving, the skies gray. The captain of the research ship was worried about the weather. About 120 miles off the coast of Spain, three Rutgers University scientists had a narrow window of opportunity to find and ...

dateDec 27, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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House and Senate look to final health care talks

(AP) -- How many Americans will get subsidized medical coverage - plus who will pay for it - will be front-burner issues when Congress returns next month to complete President Barack Obama's health care remake.

dateDec 27, 2009 in Health
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