Archive: 12/28/2009

Now hear this: Swim-proof hearing aids to get test

(AP) -- They're not your grandpa's hearing aids. Today's newest models range from the completely invisible - it sits deep in the ear canal for months at a time - to Bluetooth-enabled gadgets that open cell phones and iPods ...

Dec 28, 2009
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Cockroaches offer inspiration for running robots

The sight of a cockroach scurrying for cover may be nauseating, but the insect is also a biological and engineering marvel, and is providing researchers at Oregon State University with what they call "bioinspiration" ...

Dec 28, 2009
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There may be a 'party' in your genes

Genetics play a pivotal role in shaping how individual's identify with political parties , according to an article in a recent issue of Political Research Quarterly, the official journal of the Western Political Science Associ ...

Dec 28, 2009
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A 'fountain of youth' for stem cells?

Researchers from the University of Hong Kong and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have published a study in the current issue of Cell Transplantation, that explores ways to successfully keep stem cells "forever young" ...

Dec 28, 2009
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