Archive: 10/28/2009

Gadgets: Picks from the PhotoPlus Expo

This past weekend at the 2009 PDN PhotoPlus Expo, companies from all over showed off the latest and greatest in digital photography gear. Here is a sampling of items that caught my attention while walking the floor at the ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Swine flu prompts hundreds of schools to close

(AP) -- The number of students staying home sick with the flu is multiplying nationwide and normally quiet school nurses' offices suddenly look like big city emergency rooms, packed with students too ill ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Health
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MicroRNA-mediated metastasis suppression

Metastases are responsible for over 90% of cancer deaths. In the upcoming issue of G&D, Dr. Robert Weinberg (MIT) and colleagues lend molecular insight into how microRNAs suppress tumor metastasis.

dateOct 28, 2009 in Cancer
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High-tech mom helps teach student nurses

(PhysOrg.com) -- Her name is Noelle and she’s about to give birth, but she isn’t a real mother-to-be. Noelle is a simulated mom who’s helping senior nursing students learn how to take care of mothers ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Other
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Channels from Mars Hale Crater

(PhysOrg.com) -- This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows channels to the southeast of Hale crater on southern Mars. Taken by the orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Space Exploration
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