Archive: 04/29/2008

A life 'lens' ordinary

Nearly one third of Down’s syndrome children who wear bifocal lenses to help them focus accurately may only need to wear them for two years, according to new research from Cardiff University.

dateApr 29, 2008 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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12 new species discovered in Brazil

Researchers discovered a legless lizard and a tiny woodpecker along with 12 other suspected new species in Brazil’s Cerrado, one of the world’s 34 biodiversity conservation hotspots.

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Aquaculture concept leaves judges 'goggle eyed'

Ronald Hoenig and Aaron Welch, both graduate students at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine UM Rosenstiel School students take home top prize in B-School's 6th Rothschild Entrepreneurship Competitionand ...

dateApr 29, 2008 in Environment
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Restaurant inspections -- public perceptions vs. reality

Foodborne diseases cause an estimated 76 million illnesses in the U.S. each year with about half associated with restaurant meals. More than 70 billion meals per year are purchased in restaurants in the U.S., accounting for ...

dateApr 29, 2008 in Health
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