Archive: 28/06/2006

Trailer park residents face multiple challenges

The denizens of America's rural trailer parks have heard all the snide comments about their homes – and they have been labeled everything from "trailer trash" to "tornado magnets" – but beneath that ridicule lie acute ...

dateJun 28, 2006 in Other
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Beta-blockers given the boot in Britain

British doctors are being advised not to prescribe beta-blockers and to ease most current users off them and onto new treatment for high blood pressure.

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The Hooked Galaxy

Life is not easy, even for galaxies. Some indeed get so close to their neighbours that they get rather distorted. But such encounters between galaxies have another effect: they spawn new generations of stars, some of which ...

dateJun 28, 2006 in Astronomy
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Joyriders Vs. Jaywalkers: a Collision of Cultures

“Look both ways for cars before you cross the street.” That’s one of the most important warnings American children hear when they’re old enough to walk alone. That’s because we live in a culture in which cars, trucks ...

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Grains Trump Grapes? Beer More Healthy Than Wine

Contrary to popular opinion, beer is as healthy—if not more healthy—than wine, according to a university professor with an academic title any Joe Six-pack would relish.

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