Archive: 07/29/2009

Older cancer patients have more frailty than other seniors

Older people with a history of cancer are more likely to have disabilities and be frail and vulnerable than older adults who have not had cancer, according to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, publis ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Life Underground Critical to Earth's Ecosystems

(PhysOrg.com) -- "I wonder if I shall fall right through the Earth!" mused Alice-in-Wonderland as she tumbled down the rabbit-hole." How funny it'll seem to come out among people that walk with their heads ...

Jul 29, 2009
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The Medical Minute: What is osteoporosis? Why now? Why me?

Osteoporosis comes from a Latin term which means "holes in the bone." In reality it is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone mineral density and structural deterioration of bone, leading to bone weakness and increased ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Time Warner beats 2Q estimates; outlook steady

(AP) -- Time Warner Inc.'s second-quarter earnings beat Wall Street forecasts Wednesday despite a declining advertising market, as its Turner cable networks held up better than expected and "The Hangover" ...

Jul 29, 2009
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When eating and dieting, follow your gut

(PhysOrg.com) -- Eating a small lunch doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be so hungry for dinner that you’ll eat more than usual, a new study suggests.

Jul 29, 2009
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Want responsible robotics? Start with responsible humans

(PhysOrg.com) -- When the legendary science fiction writer Isaac Asimov penned the "Three Laws of Responsible Robotics," he forever changed the way humans think about artificial intelligence, and inspired generations of engineers ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Breaking the Planck's law, at the nanoscale

(PhysOrg.com) -- A well-established physical law describes the transfer of heat between two objects, but some physicists have long predicted that the law should break down when the objects are very close together. ...

Jul 29, 2009
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45-nanometer chips for ultra-fast WiFi

(PhysOrg.com) -- Powerful new radio technologies that promise blisteringly fast WiFi have been given a boost by a team of European researchers’ cutting-edge work on miniscule microchips.

Jul 29, 2009
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